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English adjective: interlocking

1. interlocking linked or locked closely together as by dovetailing

Synonymsinterlacing, interlinking, interwoven



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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