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pad·lock

padlock

 
pronunciation:
paed lak
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a lock with a bar shaped like a U used to fasten doors, boxes, or cables. One end of the bar moves on a hinge. The other end of the bar is slipped through a ring before being snapped into the body of the lock.
 
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: padlocks, padlocking, padlocked
definition: to fasten with a padlock.
Be sure to padlock your locker.
similar words:
lock