how to pronounce locking


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The above transcription of locking is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

locking is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of locking in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… implications of locking the clock that …”

meanings of locking


  1. The use of a lock or a mutex to restrict access to a part of the code to at most one process.
  2. The act by which something is locked.


  1. A surname​.
  2. A village on the outskirts of Weston-super-Mare. Somerset, England.


  1. Present participle of lock.

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