1 jail in a local police station
2 the act of locking something up to protect it [syn: locking]
- A jail.
- He's in lockup for 30 days for drunk and disorderly.
Lock up can refer to:
- Lock-up provision, a corporate finance term
- Lock up period, a term concerning initial public offerings of stock
- Lock Up (US band), an American rock band, featuring guitarist Tom Morello during his pre-Rage Against the Machine career.
- Lock Up (UK band), a UK grindcore band.
- Lock Up (film), a 1989 movie featuring Sylvester Stallone.
- Lock-Up (comics), a character from the Batman comics.
- Lock-Up (TV series), a TV series from 1959.
- Lockup (TV show), a prison documentary series on MSNBC.
- Lock-Up, a room in a police station used to hold prisoners until they are produced before a magistrate.
- Village lock-up, a small prison used to detain people temporarily.
- Budget lock-up, a media relations technique in which reporters are held in isolation during government budget announcements.
lockup in Japanese: ロックアップ
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