lockdown definition

  • noun:
    • The confinement of jail inmates for their cells as a security measure following a disturbance inside prison.
    • A prison, specifically a high-security one.
    • a tool that secures some equipment, particularly a pc, so that it is not moved or stolen.
    • The confinement of men and women in their own spaces (or cells) as a security measure after a disturbance
    • A contrivance to fasten logs collectively in rafting.

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