Definition of Lockages

1. Noun. (plural of lockage) ¹



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Definition of Lockages

1. lockage [n] - See also: lockage

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lockages

lock out
lock outs
lock pick
lock picked
lock picking
lock picks
lock ring
lock step
lock stitch
lock time
lock up
lock washer
lockability
lockable
lockage
lockages (current term)
lockaway
lockaways
lockbox
lockboxes
lockdown
lockdowns
locked
locked-in syndrome
locked bite
locked facets
locked fault
locked knee
locked nucleic acid
locked out

Literary usage of Lockages

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1. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1845)
"I would desire to state—1st That the decrease in the lockages, arises, mainly, ... The lockages to and from the Erie canal, aud Hudson river, ..."

2. The Improvement of Rivers: A Treatise on the Methods Employed for Improving by Benjamin Franklin Thomas, David Alexander Watt (1913)
"Time Occupied in lockages.—The following information gives the average time in minutes occupied in maneuvers at different locks. ..."

3. Proceedings and Debates of the Constitutional Convention of the State of New by Edward Fitch Underhill (1868)
"In his table, at page 287 of that report, showing: the mini'rr of lockages at Alexander's lock, the lest lock, situate three miles west of Schenectady, ..."

4. Annual Report of the Isthmian Canal Commission by Isthmian Canal Commission (U.S.), United States President (1901-1909 : Roosevelt), Canal Zone Governor (1910)
"for 550-foot lockages, the average expenditure per lockage in the 40500-foot lock is 1086000 cubic feet and in the 51500-foot lock is 1166000 cubic feet. ..."

5. Proceedings of the National Ship-canal Convention, Held at the City of (1863)
"The lockages for the three most active months of 1860 (September, October, and November), were 15420 at Frankfort (near Utica, which locks are double). ..."

6. Annual Report by New York (State) Canal commissioners, New York (State), Canal Commissioners (1862)
"If we take the number of lockages at different locks, during previous years, as a test of their ability to pass boats, we shall find that in 1860 the number ..."

7. The Necessity of a Ship-canal Between the East and the West by Chicago (Ill.) Committee on Statistics (1863)
"The lockages for the three most active months of 1860 (September, October, and November), were 15420 at Frankfort (near Utica, which locks are double). ..."

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