Lock-out meaning

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.
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To prevent from entering a place, particularly oneself, inadvertently.

I've locked myself out of my room again.

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(computing) To prevent from accessing a data structure.

The synchronize keyword locks out all other threads trying to access the object.

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