Meaning of deadlock
Pronunciation: (ded'lok"), [key]
- a state in which progress is impossible, as in a dispute, produced by the counteraction of opposing forces; standstill; stalemate: The union and management reached a deadlock over fringe benefits.
- a maximum-security cell for the solitary confinement of a prisoner.
- to bring or come to a deadlock.
- deadlock (Thesaurus)