[ UK /lˈɒkʌp/ ]
[ US /ˈɫɑˌkəp/ ]
  1. the act of locking something up to protect it
  2. jail in a local police station
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How To Use lockup In A Sentence

  • A four speed automatic with overdrive and lockup torque converter comes standard with the petrol engine.
  • And, frankly, this backwoods lockup was a far remove from his usual, aseptic surroundings.
  • Probation officers and those who treat juvenile offenders within the community say violence is an ongoing problem in the three lockups.
  • The system was rock solid at this setting, though after about 15 minutes, we experienced some odd lockups.
  • He claimed, that the company ‘has obtained the consent of the Ministry of Finance to sell its entire shareholding prior to the expiry of the lockup period’.
  • Shares in newly listed search engine fell 2 per cent as investors braced for the expiration of a lockup period that has kept insiders at the web search company from selling stock.
  • It's fairly stable - I had only two lockups in all my testing on both systems - but lacks end-user information to make serious use of all its features.
  • I'd be lying if I said the ram was running 100% reliably, as I did experience lockups when running stress tests.
  • That directly got the FBI involved as the im -- the mediary between Indian intelligence and the -- and the FBI and this suspect, who's now sitting in federal lockup in Chicago. CNN Transcript Dec 7, 2009
  • Granted, better performance will get you a faster system, but if that system is plagued by random reboots or occasional lockups you'll likely be loosing valuable work and time and thus cut into your productivity.
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