interlocking

interlocking
noun
1. contact by fitting together
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the engagement of the clutch

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the meshing of gears

Syn: ↑engagement, ↑mesh, ↑meshing
Derivationally related forms: ↑mesh (for: ↑meshing), ↑mesh (for: ↑mesh), ↑engage (for: ↑engagement)
Hypernyms: ↑contact, ↑impinging, ↑striking
2. the act of interlocking or meshing
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an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check

Syn: ↑mesh, ↑meshing, ↑interlock
Derivationally related forms: ↑interlock, ↑interlock (for: ↑interlock), ↑mesh (for: ↑mesh)
Hypernyms: ↑catch, ↑grab, ↑snatch, ↑snap
adjective
linked or locked closely together as by dovetailing (Freq. 3)
Syn: ↑interlacing, ↑interlinking, ↑interwoven
Similar to: ↑complex

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interlockˈing adjective
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Main Entry:interlock

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interlocking UK [ˌɪntə(r)ˈlɒkiŋ] US [ˌɪntərˈlɑkiŋ] adjective
joined together by means of parts that fit into other parts

The illustration shows two interlocking circles joined through their centres by a straight line.

Thesaurus: next to, near to and not far awaysynonym

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