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lock up

Brit a small shop with no attached quarters for the owner or shopkeeper

lock up

[′läk ¦əp]
(graphic arts)
To position a form in the frame in which type and plates are locked up for letterpress printing.
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She alleged that these lock ups were not adequate and lacked basic minimum facilities.
Sales are divided by printing press plate lock ups (60% of revenue), punch benders (25%) and legacy equipment repair (15%).
Yardies drive flash cars, wear expensive designer clothes and pack guns such as the Uzi and the Browning 9mm which they hide in deposit boxes or lock ups.
Like any computerized workstation, Neptune's kiosks occasionally experience system lock ups where a simple reboot is the simplest and most effective solution to this failure.