Definition of snap lock in English:

snap lock


  • A feature of a device or component that allows it to be fastened automatically when pushed into position.

    [as modifier] ‘the top is secured by snap-lock buckles’
    • ‘They hold 150 pounds of rolled oats, and the snap-lock lids guard against rodent contamination.’
    • ‘A snap lock device is disclosed for hingedly securing an extension to a downspout.’
    • ‘These 12" white snap-lock hangers are made of virtually unbreakable plastic and come with a stationary hook.’