Locking vs Pocking - What's the difference?

locking | pocking |


As verbs the difference between locking and pocking

is that locking is while pocking is .

As nouns the difference between locking and pocking

is that locking is the act by which something is locked while pocking is the presence of pock marks.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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

    pocking

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The presence of pock marks.
  • * 1953 , Far Eastern Ceramic Bulletin
  • Unfortunately, the floor was already so pitted that I could hardly tell the punch marks from the normal pockings of age.