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lo king

  • n  the act of locking something up to protect it
  • v  fasten with a lock
  • v  keep engaged
  • v  become rigid or immoveable
  • v  hold in a locking position
  • v  become engaged or intermeshed with one another
  • v  hold fast (in a certain state)
  • v  place in a place where something cannot be removed or someone cannot escape
  • v  pass by means through a lock in a waterway
  • v  build locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels

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  • Such a contract allows companies to hedge positions by locking in prices early.
  • This past March, Brenda Maldonado was locking up her store in this ramshackle mountain community when machine gun fire rattled out from a nearby military checkpoint, forcing her to .
News & Articles

  • Chicago adds 25 bike parking corrals
    Ted Eiel, 43, rolled up to North Clark Street’s newest bike corral Friday afternoon announcing to his friend, “Oh nice, they have one of these now. ‘Bout time,” before locking in his bright red bike and heading into an adjacent business. It’s the Chicago Department of Transportation, which announced the addition of more than 25 bike parking corrals for installation this summer, that Eiel has to ...
    July 5, 2013 - Chicago Sun-Times
  • Google Glass Could Soon Get Device Locking, Music Player And ‘Boutique' App Store, Firmware Reveals
    Google Glass is still a pre-release product that's fairly rough around the edges, compared to a lot of shipping consumer hardware, but new clues (via Slashgear) from the latest firmware update suggest that there are a number of practical additions coming to the device. Those include a Glass app store dubbed "Boutique," which would be a welcome addition for app discovery, as well as a locking ...
    July 5, 2013 - TechCrunch
  • Bolts sign first-round pick Drouin
    Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - The Tampa Bay Lightning became the first club to sign their first-round selection from last week's draft, locking in Jonathan Drouin on a three-year, entry-level contract.
    July 5, 2013 - WGRZ-TV Buffalo

  • Barack Obama in MLive.com
    Obama told reporters on Friday that it would be "presumptuous of me to say now that I'm locking myself into something when I don't even know if the other side is going to agree to it."
  • Lewis Hamilton in New York Times
    I was locking and locking and locking,Hamilton said. "It's a shame as the car felt so good this last couple of days, but we haven't had many brake problems this year."
  • Bill Moyers in Dailyrecord.com
    I fear that this practice of locking up certain content only for pay-TV subscribers may be a preview of what is to come with respect to TV programing shown on the Internet, particularly in the context of the proposed Comcast/NBC Universal... Herb Kohl http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herb_Kohl&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGe0y--0_EZWqjM13cHVHz6hIPhCw Reuters http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE61P4ML20100226&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGFfT17yjmW3qvGKt3vnvtP4mDGbQ Feb 26, 2010 58992 78670 lockjaw I disagree with them," Moyers said, as he has before. "Then only people with money will have the right to speak. ...... The poor have lockjaw."

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