English to Afrikaans Meaning :: lock

Lock :
- sluitsluitbaregesluitsluitingslotte

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Noun(1) a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed(2) a strand or cluster of hair(3) a mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun(4) enclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level; used to raise or lower vessels that pass through it(5) a restraint incorporated into the ignition switch to prevent the use of a vehicle by persons who do not have the key(6) any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured
Verb(1) fasten with a lock(2) keep engaged(3) become rigid or immoveable(4) hold in a locking position(5) become engaged or intermeshed with one another(6) hold fast (in a certain state(7) place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape(8) pass by means through a lock in a waterway(9) build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels

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(1) They want to build a lock to keep the River Colne artificially high so boats can use the marina.(2) He reached out and curled a lock of hair behind her ear.(3) A protective husband accused of beating a man to death with a steering lock after his wife's car was damaged acted in self-defence, a court heard yesterday.(4) My attention had been momentarily distracted by a lock of hair curling over his eye.(5) One year is the year of the half guard; another is the year of the ankle lock .(6) I twisted a lock of hair around my finger, a nervous habit of mine.(7) The outer doors lock automatically at 8:00 p.m., three hours after the retail section has shut down.(8) If you experiment with using the top arm and the bottom arm you will typically find that it is easier for you opponent to rotate his leg out of the lock if you use the bottom arm.(9) Emily flicks a lock of her red hair with her fingers.(10) The new look Armentieres Square, with its continental-style piazza and canal lock with boats passing through, is the centrepiece of Stalybridge.(11) Most of Lindsay's injuries were a direct result of her method of affixing herself to the billboard - she put a bicycle lock around her neck and attached it to part of the billboard.(12) Instead they can apply the principle of an elbow lock , and let the technique form itself.(13) What's more, when he enters, the doors lock automatically and he's trapped inside.(14) all of this makes him a lock to make the Hall of Fame(15) He took a lock of my hair and brought it to his lips.(16) He released the steering lock and switched on the ignition.
Related Words
(1) lock out ::
sluit uit
(2) lock in ::
sluit in
(3) lock on ::
sluit op
(4) lock the door ::
sluit die deur
(5) caps lock ::
caps lock
(6) lock away ::
sluit weg
(7) steering lock ::
(8) lock code ::
slot kode
(9) combination lock ::
1. bolt ::
2. ignition lock ::
ontsteking slot
3. lock chamber ::
slot kamer
4. whorl ::
5. bolt ::
6. join ::
7. become stuck ::
raak vas
8. clasp ::
9. interlock ::
10. operate ::
11. shut up ::
bly stil
Different Forms
lock, lockable, locked, locking, locks
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.



Westworld Season 3, Episode 8

And when it does,
I\'m gonna lock you up.

And when it does, I'm gonna LOCK you up.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 9



Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 9



Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 11

there\'s a technique where
I can take a lock of your hair,

there's a technique where I can take a LOCK of your hair,

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 7

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