Definition of twist-lock in English:

twist-lock

noun

  • A locking device for securing freight containers to the trailers on which they are transported.

    • ‘Adjustable models include those with a flick-lock length adjustment (convenient and pricey) and other with a twist-lock adjustment (less reliable and still expensive).’
    • ‘The unlocking function of the twist-lock is remotely controllable by means of a remote control unit.’

Pronunciation:

twist-lock

/ˈtwistˌläk/