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interlocking

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Adjective interlocking has 1 sense
  1. interlacing, interlinking, interlocking, interwoven - linked or locked closely together as by dovetailing
    Antonym: simple (indirect, via complex)
Noun interlocking has 2 senses
  1. engagement, mesh, meshing, interlocking - contact by fitting together; "the engagement of the clutch"; "the meshing of gears"
    --1 is a kind of contact, impinging, striking
  2. mesh, meshing, interlock, interlocking - the act of interlocking or meshing; "an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check"
    --2 is a kind of catch, grab, snatch, snap
    Derived form: verb interlock3
Verb interlock has 3 senses
  1. interlock, mesh - coordinate in such a way that all parts work together effectively
    --1 is one way to organize, organise, coordinate
    Derived form: noun interlock1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. lock, interlock, interlace - hold in a locking position; "He locked his hands around her neck"
    --2 is one way to hold, take hold
    Derived form: noun interlock1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. interlock, lock - become engaged or intermeshed with one another; "They were locked in embrace"
    --3 is one way to embrace, hug, bosom, squeeze
    Derived form: noun interlocking2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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