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English adjective: interlocking

1. interlocking linked or locked closely together as by dovetailing


Synonymsinterlacing, interlinking, interwoven


Similarcomplex


Antonymssimple


English noun: interlocking

1. interlocking (event) contact by fitting together


SamplesThe engagement of the clutch.
The meshing of gears.


Synonymsengagement, mesh, meshing


Broader (hypernym)contact, impinging, striking

2. interlocking (act) the act of interlocking or meshing


SamplesAn interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check.


Synonymsinterlock, mesh, meshing


Broader (hypernym)catch, grab, snap, snatch









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