Meaning of gunlock in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɡʌnlɒk/


  • A mechanism by which the charge of a gun is exploded.

    ‘An ideal place to display gunlocks is on firearms.’
    • ‘His cousin Obed Robinson of Attleboro, Massachusetts, began as a blacksmith and made gunlocks for the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.’
    • ‘CCL manufactures a number of gunlocks and cables.’