interlock
Verb

interlock (interlocks, present participle interlocking; past and past participle interlocked)

  1. (ambitransitive) To fit or clasp together securely.
  2. To interlace.
Translations Noun

interlock (plural interlocks)

  1. A safety device that prevents activation in unsafe conditions.
    The demonstrator couldn't figure out why the machine wouldn't work, until he remembered that there was an interlock so it wouldn't operate with the cover open.



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