Locking vs Espagnolette - What's the difference?

locking | espagnolette |


As nouns the difference between locking and espagnolette

is that locking is the act by which something is locked while espagnolette is a locking device normally mounted on a pair french windows or casement window.

As a verb locking

is .

locking

English

Verb

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  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is locked.
  • * 1862 , Wilkie Collins, No Name
  • On the other hand, it was just as probable that these comings and goings, these lockings and unlockings, might be attributable to the existence of some private responsibility, which had unexpectedly intruded itself into the old man's easy existence...
  • (computing) Using a lock or a mutex to restrict the access to a part of a code to at most one process.
  • Derived terms

    * double-checked locking

    espagnolette

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a locking device normally mounted on a pair French windows or casement window