central locking

The locking or unlocking of all the doors by locking from one location. This may be done by turning a key in a door lock or using an electronic device.
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Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • central locking — noun In a motor vehicle, the automatic locking of all the doors as the driver s door is locked • • • Main Entry: ↑centre * * * noun [noncount] Brit : an electronic system that locks all the doors of a car at the same time * * * ˌcentral ˈlocking… …   Useful english dictionary

  • central locking — n [U] BrE a system for locking the doors of a car in which all the locks are operated when you turn the key in one lock or use a ↑remote controlled key …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • central locking — noun uncount an electronic system for locking all the doors of a car at the same time …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • central locking — locking system controlling all entrances …   English contemporary dictionary

  • central locking — noun a locking system in a motor vehicle which enables the locks of all doors to be operated simultaneously …   English new terms dictionary

  • central locking — noun (U) a system for locking the doors on a car in which all the locks are operated when you turn the key in one lock …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • central locking — UK / US noun [uncountable] an electronic system for locking all the doors of a car at the same time …   English dictionary

  • central locking — /sɛntrəl ˈlɒkɪŋ/ (say sentruhl loking) noun a system in which all doors of a motor vehicle (and sometimes the boot lid) are automatically locked by operating a single control …   Australian English dictionary

  • central locking hub — A wheel with splines in the center which match up with the splines on the outside of the hub. This system is usually found on wheels that are attached to the hub with a center attaching nut on older cars especially sports cars rather than the… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • locking — also See action locking central locking parallel action locking pliers remote control locking …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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