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Definition of interlock verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

interlock

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌɪntəˈlɒk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈlɑːk//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they interlock
BrE BrE//ˌɪntəˈlɒk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈlɑːk//
 
he / she / it interlocks
BrE BrE//ˌɪntəˈlɒks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈlɑːks//
 
past simple interlocked
BrE BrE//ˌɪntəˈlɒkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈlɑːkt//
 
past participle interlocked
BrE BrE//ˌɪntəˈlɒkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈlɑːkt//
 
-ing form interlocking
BrE BrE//ˌɪntəˈlɒkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈlɑːkɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] interlock (something) (with something) to fit or be fastened firmly together Once the parts are interlocked, the structure stands firm. interlocking shapes/systems/pieces
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: interlock