- the entire body of type and cuts locked up in a chase preparatory to printing or platemaking.
- the act or procedure of locking up type and cuts in a chase.
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Origin of lockup
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Example sentences from the Web for lockup
He hasn’t exercised any of his options and his shares are subject to a lockup period that ends in March.Snowflake CEO collects a $95 million payout every month|Rachel Schallom|December 4, 2020|Fortune
Direct listings also tend to have no lockup period, or multi-day investor roadshows used to price the stock.
Unlike a traditional initial public offering, no new money is raised in a direct listing, which usually sees existing investors start selling their stock as soon as trading starts with no lockup period.Asana files for direct listing amid slew of software IPOs|Verne Kopytoff|August 24, 2020|Fortune
Rita King likely would have disagreed with that sentiment when Evans entered the lockup room in back in April 2011.I Was Beaten By Chicago’s Dirtiest Cop, Lawsuit Contends|Justin Glawe|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was captured and sent to the U.S. lockup at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.Freed Taliban Prisoners in Pakistan and Afghanistan Return to Jihad|Ron Moreau & Sami Yousafzai|December 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Inside a secure so-called lockup room on the top floor of the William McChesney Martin Jr.
MSNBC—home of said preacher and also of Lockup, a reality show about prison that is its biggest draw—can only spin.Elizabeth Wurtzel: My Tea Party Mom Loves Al Jazeera America|Elizabeth Wurtzel|September 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Just this Monday, Facebook stock declined to $18.87 in intraday trading on concerns about the lockup expiring.Early Investor Lockup Expires, But Facebook Gains Anyway|Matthew Zeitlin|November 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In accordance therewith a lockup was provided and cells built under the market.A History of the City of Brooklyn and Kings County Volume II|Stephen M. Ostrander
Her most anxious thoughts concerned the means of getting money to lockup Harry's tongue.Evan Harrington, Complete|George Meredith
If I see you around here when any more tests are going on Ill take you to the lockup myself.The Motor Boys in the Clouds|Clarence Young
Been in some other lockup, I suppose, since we saw you last?Airship Andy|Frank V. Webster
The policeman led his prisoner away to the lockup, while all the rest of us followed up the search for half an hour.Up the River|Oliver Optic
British Dictionary definitions for lockup
Idioms and Phrases with lockup
Close a house or place of work, fastening all the doors and windows, as in The attendant locks up at eleven o'clock every night, or Did you remind Abby to lock up? [Late 1500s]
Invest in something not easily converted into cash, as in Most of their assets were locked up in real estate. [Late 1600s]
lock someone up. Confine or imprison someone, as in The princes were locked up in the Tower of London. [c. 1300]