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loch, lock, lock
loch (LAHKH, LAHK) (noun)
A lake or an arm of the sea similar to a fjord: This is the famous loch where a monster is alleged to be living.
lock (LAHK) (noun)
1. A device operated by a key, combination, or keycard and used, as on a entrance gate, for holding, closing, or securing something: When Millie bought her condominium, she changed the lock on the front door.
2. A gate which closes off a section of a waterway, such as a canal, in which vessels in transit are raised or lowered by raising or lowering the water level of that part: After Shelby and Fred paid their fees, the master of the lock allowed them to move their boat into the lock and raised them to the next level of the river.
3. A ringlet or small bunch of hair: Craig carried a lock of Estella's hair to remind himself how much he missed her.
lock (LAHK) (verb)
To secure or to fix something in place, typically using a key: Alan will lock the gate after the last person goes home.

The controller of the lock used an electric key to unlock the lock between the river and the loch.

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(Latin: lock, barrier; to close, to shut; a confined space)
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electronic lock
1. A security device which responds to a magnetically encoded plastic card.
2. A lock which has a magnetically coded key about the size of a credit card.

In one version, developed for hotels and motels, the lock code can be changed electronically from a central console, or a physical control panel on a computer or electronic device, as soon as a guest checks out, with a simultaneous preparation of new coded keys.

This entry is located in the following unit: electro-, electr-, electri- (page 65)
vapor lock (s) (noun), vapor locks (pl)
The interruption of a flow of liquid with the formation of thin moisture, or gas bubbles, in a conduit; especially, an obstruction of this type in the flow of gasoline to the engine in a motor vehicle.
This entry is located in the following unit: vapori-, vapor-, vapo- (page 2)
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A device on a canal that allows a vessel to negotiate changes in altitude by raising or lowering the water level.
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It doesn’t do much good to lock the barn door after the horse is stolen.
Don’t lock the barn door after the horse is stolen.

Of little value his compunctions
Who assumes clavinous functions
When once from circumambient pen,
Is snatched its equine denizen.