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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Mortise Latch Lock handles only of Godrej/ Harrison/ Gedore,, make.
Installation is easy for standard cylindrical, mortise latch and mortise dead-bolt locksets.
Manufactured by llco Unican--a member of the Kaba Group, Ruemlang, Switzerland--of precision-machined, all-metal components, the locks feature push-button housings, inside and outside push/pull paddles, mortise latch mechanisms, and strike plates.