interlocking

[ verb in-ter-lok, in-ter-lok; noun in-ter-lok ]SEE DEFINITION OF interlocking

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTERLOCKING

I could move my arms, too, and the interlocking hooks that served me for fingers.

He could see the crisp stars through the interlocking branches.

The stumps with their interlocking root systems have to be removed.

Danger is avoided and assurance given by interlocking the points and signals.

All these spines are interlocking with one another and incurving.

The scallops of adjacent ridges are interlocking, and light green or yellow.

The pedicle can then be secured with a series of interlocking ligatures.

Most buildings were roofed in cone-shaped, interlocking, or flat tiles.

To ensure party control there is an interlocking of positions in the highest realms of the unions, the government, and the party.

Mariel fit into one side of the puzzle, interlocking with Dartmouth.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from inter- + lock. Related: Interlocked; interlocking. As a noun, attested by 1874.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INTERLOCKING

concatenation

nounconnection, sequence
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