padlock definition

  • noun:
    • A detachable lock with a U-shaped club hinged at one end, designed to be passed through staple of a hasp or a hyperlink in a chain and clicked closed.
    • A detachable lock that can be used to secure one thing in the shape of a sliding or hinged shackle
    • A portable lock with a bow that will be often jointed or pivoted at one end so that it are established, others end being fastened because of the bolt, -- useful for attaching by-passing the bow through a staple over a hasp or through backlinks of a chain, etc.
    • A curb; a restraint.
    • A portable lock with a pivoted bow or hasp or a sliding hasp, designed to fit over a staple or engage a ring and to hang suspended whenever shut.
    • a detachable lock; features a hinged shackle that can be passed through the basic of a hasp or perhaps the backlinks in a chain and snapped shut
  • verb-transitive:
    • To secure with or as if with a padlock.
    • To fasten with, or just like, a padlock; to quit; to close; to limit as by a padlock.
  • verb:
    • To secure using a padlock.
    • fasten with a padlock
  • others:
    • To fasten by or as by means of a padlock.

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