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Interlock  v. i.  To unite, embrace, communicate with, or flow into, one another; to be connected in one system; to lock into one another; to interlace firmly.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Interlock" Quotes from Famous Books



... the path led her through a dense, gloomy part of, the forest, where the great branches of the trees seemed to interlock above her head, and shut out the greater part of the light and sunshine. But she was a brave Indian maiden who knew no such thing as fear, and so, throwing her heavy load over her shoulder, and supporting it with the carrying strap from ...
— Oowikapun - How the Gospel Reached the Nelson River Indians • Egerton Ryerson Young

... too many. There is not the space economy of an American cafe, where elbows interlock and waiters are forced to navigate fearsome cargoes above the diners' heads. Neither is there the unwholesome, dust-filled carpet of ...
— "And they thought we wouldn't fight" • Floyd Gibbons

... worn away, in which act power must be expended. The friction of smooth rubbing substances is less when the composition of those substances is different, than when it is the same, the particles being supposed to interlock less when the opposite prominences ...
— A Catechism of the Steam Engine • John Bourne

... our converse, Since at length we meet together, From two widely sundered regions. Rarely can we meet together, Rarely one can meet the other, In these dismal Northern regions, In the dreary land of Pohja. 20 Let us clasp our hands together, Let us interlock our fingers; Let us sing a cheerful measure, Let us use our best endeavours, While our dear ones hearken to us, And our loved ones are instructed, While the young are standing round us, Of the rising ...
— Kalevala, Volume I (of 2) - The Land of the Heroes • Anonymous

... along the mountain torrents, where the trees, prostrated by the undermining current, lie mingled with huge stones brought down by the force of the water. In many places the crowns of stately monarchs standing on the bank interlock and form a sylvan arch ...
— The Andes and the Amazon - Across the Continent of South America • James Orton

... make deep ravines, which leave a series of ridges, very irregular in outline, but generally parallel to the river. About half a mile below the mouth of Indian Creek, Hickman Creek, flowing eastwardly, empties into the river at right angles with it. Small branches running into Hickman Creek almost interlock with those emptying into Indian Creek, whereby the series of ridges parallel to the river are made to extend continuously from the valley of one creek to the valley ...
— From Fort Henry to Corinth • Manning Ferguson Force

... trees are found save these beautiful yet sombre firs. They grow to an immense height and stand so thickly together that one marvels how any animal larger than a cat can thread its way among their stems. Overhead the boughs interlock in a canopy, making perpetual shade beneath. No shrubs of any kind are to be found here—only beds of thick elastic moss, richer than the richest velvet, and ferns in plumy profusion. . . . Dan Burnett leads on, and presently we emerge on the largest and most beautiful ...
— Southern Literature From 1579-1895 • Louise Manly



Words linked to "Interlock" :   squeeze, take hold, grab, interlace, mesh, meshing, organize, ignition interlock, hold, snap, lock, interlocking, device, hug, snatch, coordinate



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