- an act or instance of becoming unalterable, unmovable, or rigid.
- commitment, binding, or restriction.
Origin of lock-in
Examples from the Web for lock-in
Contemporary Examples of lock-in
The law's supporters have been counting on a lock-in effect to make the law hard to repeal.The Rube Goldberg Policy Machine
October 2, 2012
Lock-in is the decreased likelihood to search for, or change to, another option once an investment in something has been made.Don't Shack Up
April 16, 2012
Historical Examples of lock-in
To every appeal they heartlessly refused to divulge the key to the lock-in.Meeting of the Board
Alan Edward Nourse
- an illegal session of selling alcohol in a bar after the time when it should, by law, be closed