- a jail, especially a temporary one.；the locking up of premises for the night.
noun: lock-up, plural noun: lock-ups
- 1. a jail, especially a temporary one. 同義詞
- 2. the locking up of premises for the night.
- ▪ the time when premises are locked up hurrying back to their dorms before lockup
- 3. the action of becoming fixed or immovable anti-lock braking helps prevent wheel lockup
- 4. an investment in assets which cannot readily be realized or sold on in the short term.