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interlock

Translation of interlock in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

/ˌɪntərˈlɑːk; ˌɪntəˈlɒk/
  • 1.1 (join) entrelazarse*, trabarse
    Example sentences
    • The self-climbing scaffolds are interlocked and climb together.
    • The spicules are interlocked or joined to form the shell wall.
    • The loom's upper beam is then pulled down, to interlock the threads together.
    1.2 [cogs] engranar
    Example sentences
    • The two swords interlocked with each other, creating a double-edged blade.
    • Her uncle looked at his little niece, her face flashing orange and green and her fingers interlocking in awkwardness.
    • Their fingers interlocked lovingly as he stared into her eyes.

noun/nombre

/ˈɪntərlɑːk; ˈɪntəlɒk/

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