anti-lock

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

anti- + lock

AdjectiveEdit

anti-lock

  1. Preventing from becoming stuck or jammed (i.e. locked). Especially applies to anti-lock brakes which are designed to continue rotating for better steering control while slowing the vehicle, rather than "locking" and causing the car to skid.
Last modified on 27 March 2012, at 10:28