Definition of camlock in US English:



  • A fastening mechanism that incorporates a cam or tab that is turned to engage a catch or slot.

    • ‘Our tubular cam locks by Cobra Lock comes in four standard sizes.’
    • ‘Move the cap to the new carboy and tighten the camlock again.’
    • ‘It has one of the largest ranges of valves, camlocks and actuators in the southern hemisphere.’
    • ‘It has access to all the major brands of camlocks.’
    • ‘See below to purchase individual camlocks or a kit of camlocks for your backyard garden hose.’