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Definition of the noun padlock

What does padlock mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: padlocks

  1. a detachable lock; has a hinged shackle that can be passed through the staple of a hasp or the links in a chain and then snapped shut
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: lock = a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
    • part: shackle = a U-shaped bar

Alternative definition of the noun padlock


  1. a lock, usually with a panel with numbered dials that must be rotated in a specific fashion in order to unlock

Definition of the verb padlock

What does padlock mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: padlocked | padlocking | padlocks

  1. fasten with a padlock


Padlock is a musical group.


"Padlock" is a musical album of Gwen Guthrie.

  • also known as Padlock: Special Mixes by Larry Levan
  • released in (33 years ago)


Padlock: Padlocks are portable locks with a shackle that may be passed through an opening to protect against unauthorized use, theft, vandalism, or harm.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Padlock

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Google previewAdvances in Cryptology - ASIACRYPT 2003 (2003)

9th International Conference on the Theory and Application of Cryptology and Information Security, Taipei, Taiwan, November 30 - December 4, 2003, Proceedings by Chi Sung Laih

Therefore, a splitting spring padlock is an asymmetric key cryptosystem. Furthermore, a Chinese combination padlock is a symmetric key cryptosystem. When the letters (ciphers) of all wheels are rotated into the right sequence, it is unlocked; ...

Google previewTibet. Ediz. Inglese (2008)

by Bradley Mayhew, Robert Kelly, John Vincent Bellezza

An extra padlock is a good idea, as there is a problem ...

Google previewNine Algorithms That Changed the Future (2012)

The Ingenious Ideas That Drive Today's Computers by John MacCormick

Thus, choosing the padlock is the easy part—especially if the clock size is prime. But once the padlock is chosen, we still need to come up with the corresponding ...

Google previewData Protection Strategy (2003)

Implementing Data Protection Compliance by Richard Morgan, Ruth Boardman

The Padlock is a logo that data controllers can download from the Commissioner's website and incorporate into application forms, websites or anywhere else personal data is collected. The symbol is intended to alert data subjects to the fact ...

Google previewThe Car-builder's Dictionary (1881)

An Illustrated Vocabulary of Terms which Designate American Railroad Cars, Their Parts and Attachments by Master Car Builders' Association

Padlock. A lock having a ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1904)

by William Dwight Whitney

padlock (pad'lok), n. [ Perhaps orig. 'a lock for a pannier or hamper' (one of its resent uses), ( pad', ped, a. pannier, + lockl. A portable lock with a pivoted bow or hasp or a sliding hasp, ...

Google previewThe Adobe Photoshop CS4 Dictionary (2009)

The A to Z Desktop Reference of Photoshop by Philip Andrews

A Locked padlock icon is displayed on the right-hand end of all locked layers (2). A dark shaded padlock indicates that the layer has been locked with the Lock All button. To lock a layer, select the layer and click on the Lock All button at the top ...

Google previewJunior School Dictionary (2002)

by Linsay Knight, Andrew Delahunty

verb to walk or play in shallow water paddock noun a large enclosed area of land, usually used for grazing sheep or cattle paddy field noun a flooded field for growing rice padlock noun 1 a lock with a U-shaped ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Choctaw Language (1915)

by Cyrus Byington

monffi, mofi, moeli, moli paddled, monfa paddler, monffi padlock, luksi padlock, house; aboha inluksi padlock, to; shimnichi pagans, oklushi abanumpa ikithano page; holisso intannap achafa, holisso pata achafa page (attendant), tishu paid; ...

Google previewThe Tattoo Encyclopedia (2009)

A Guide to Choosing Your Tattoo by Terisa Green

PADLOCK The padlock, in a tattoo, is a symbol that something is locked up or secured. By extension, it also represents a sense of safety. In a romantic affiliation, padlocks also carry the sense of dedication and the idea that only one person ...

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Scrabble value of P3A1D2L1O1C3K5

The value of this 7-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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