mortise lock


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mortise lock

n
(Building) a lock set into a mortise in a door so that the mechanism of the lock is enclosed by the door

mor′tise lock`


n.
a lock housed within a mortise in a door, so that the lock mechanism is covered on both sides.
[1770–80]

mortise lock

dead bolt
Translations

mortise lock

n(Ein)steckschloss nt

mortise lock

nserratura incastrata
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Think about replacing a door for an option with half-glass panels or a change in color, and modernize the look by swapping out an existing lockset with a newly popular mortise lock with a lever handle and matching finish.
Doors should either have a mortise lock, which fits into the door, or a rim lock which fits onto the surface of the door.
It can be linked to remote door mechanisms like the Trane electronic main door mortise lock.
The communal front door was secured by a mortise lock and union lock, and a spot of someone else's blood was found in the communal hallway, the detective said.
Checking that the exit doors have at least a 5-lever thumb turn mortise lock.
A cylinder lock does not offer the same security as a mortise lock, which fits into a slot cut in the edge of the door.
The E-Plex 5086 is a mortise lock that offers combination access control for both the interior and exterior sides of the door.
To safeguard your house, fit all external doors with a good quality mortise lock and make sure you have strong locks on your windows.
This pattern was created to operate and decorate a mortise lock whose mechanism was built into the fabric of the door.
Make sure the keyhole of a mortise lock has a pivotal keyhole cover, for example, and install a letterbox excluder.
Make sure the keyhole of a mortise lock has a pivotal keyhole cover,for example,and install a letter box excluder.
QCAN you recommended a mortise lock to upgrade our front door?