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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of meshing; Contact by fitting together adj. - Linked closely together as by dovetailing.

Usage examples (38)
  • An interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check
  • There's something called interlocking (ph) that goes on.
  • Sandra Lucore, who directed the room excavation, calls the interlocking-tube construction system "interesting and awkward."
  • Yes, so the -- the idea of interlocking power, at that point, was perhaps not the s-- the -- the scandalous thing that it is today. for more
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