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twist-lock Syllabification: twist-lock
Pronunciation: /ˈtwistˌläk/

Definition of twist-lock in English:


A locking device for securing freight containers to the trailers on which they are transported.
Example sentences
  • Adjustable models include those with a flick-lock length adjustment (convenient and pricey) and other with a twist-lock adjustment (less reliable and still expensive).
  • The unlocking function of the twist-lock is remotely controllable by means of a remote control unit.
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