verb (used without object)
to fit into each other, as parts of machinery, so that all action is synchronized.
to interweave or interlace, one with another: The branches of the trees interlock to form a natural archway.
Railroads. (of switches, signals, etc.) to operate together in a prearranged order.
verb (used with object)
one with another.
to fit (parts) together to ensure coordinated action.
to arrange (switches, signals, etc.) to effect a predetermined sequence of movement
the fact or condition of interlocking or of being interlocked.
a device for preventing a mechanism from being set
in motion when another mechanism is in such a position that the two operating simultaneously might produce undesirable results.
Also called ignition interlock. a device or system that prevents an automotive engine from starting until the seat belt for any occupied front seat is fastened.
a stretch fabric made with a circular knitting machine having two alternating sets of long and short needles.
a device for synchronizing the action of a camera and sound