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lockout (plural lockouts)
- (labor) The opposite of a strike; a labor disruption where management refuses to allow workers into a plant to work even if they are willing.
- The action of installing a lock to keep someone out of an area, such as eviction of a tenant by changing the lock.
- (by extension) The exclusion of certain people from a place, event, situation, etc.
- It's another front-row lockout for Mercedes on the starting grid of the Japanese Grand Prix.
- The restriction of a population to a certain area, but allowing free movement within that region, in order to prevent the spread of disease. Compare lockdown.
- (computing) A situation where the system is not responding to input.
- A safety device designed to prevent touching a moving part when it is under operation.
- (weightlifting) The final portion of a weightlifting motion where all applicable limbs or joints are fully extended or "locked out".
- (weightlifting) An exercise meant to increase strength in the lockout portion of a lifting motion.
- 2016, Christian Thibaudeau, “Tip: For Bigger Triceps, Do Heavy Lockouts”, T-Nation.
opposite of a strike