An event in which an employer bars employees from working as a tactic in negotiating terms of employment, particularly in response to a strike or threat to strike.
To prevent from entering a place, particularly oneself, inadvertently.
I've locked myself out of my room again.
(computing) To prevent from accessing a data structure.
The synchronize keyword locks out all other threads trying to access the object.
Other Word Forms of Lock-out
Lock-out Sentence Examples
A state court of mediation and arbitration, consisting of three members appointed by the governor with the consent of the senate, was created in 1889 to inquire into the cause of grievances threatening or resulting in any strike or lock-out and to endeavour to effect a settlement.
This means that you can lock out unauthorized viewers with a password protection, or you can set your book up so that no one can copy any of the text from your PDF.
However, studies have shown that very few parents understand or use the television rating system in determining what their children may see and that very few actually use the v-chip technology to lock out specific programs.
It's also equipped with a high-speed lock-out and Power Lock brakes.
A layer of Thinsulate within the leather doubles the effectiveness and helps lock out cold for good.