Definition of self-locking in English:

self-locking

Syllabification: self-lock·ing

adjective

  • Locking itself shut or in a fixed position: self-locking screws
    More example sentences
    • As for locking caribiners, you have a choice of self-locking or screw-lock.
    • So far we have managed to hold things more or less together, with the promise of our own proprietary self-locking tie and application tool, available later this year.
    • They're not only self-locking but also re-usable during service without damage to the nut or stud.

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