Fixing vs Locking - What's the difference?

fixing | locking |


As nouns the difference between fixing and locking

is that fixing is the act of subverting a vote while locking is the act by which something is locked.

As verbs the difference between fixing and locking

is that fixing is while locking is .

fixing

English

Alternative forms

* (modal verb) fina, finna

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of subverting a vote.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • .
  • Alternative forms

    * fixin'

    Synonyms

    * (going) about, fitting

    See also

    * going to

    locking

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • 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