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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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Unique LB-series mortise locks with power supply through the locking bolt were also very popular among visitors of the exhibition.
Five-lever mortise locks are recommended for external doors while windows should ideally have two bolt locks.
Some gates can be fitted with mortise locks during manufacture, or padlocks can be purchased.
So-called "sanctuaries" with alarms, CCTV cameras, mortise locks, smoke alarms, security lights and reinforced doors and windows have proved successful in some areas.
So-called "sanctuaries" with alarms, CCTV cameras, mortise locks, smoke alarms, security lights and reinforced doors and windows, have already proved successful in some areas and are flagged on police computers to ensure a swift response.
Back doors should be secured with mortise locks and bolts.
Although the full range of standard equipment differs from house style to house style, every Miller home comes with a fully fitted kitchen and bathroom, downstairs cloakroom and toilet, gas central heating, UPVC double glazed windows, loft insulation, TV socket and BT sockets and 5-lever mortise locks to the front door.
Mortise locks were introduced in the second quarter of the 18th century and represented an improvement in security as they removed the need for cumbersome and removable lockplates.
When buying mortise locks you get what you pay for.
How to cut premiums-WINDOW locks with keys stored separately and 5-lever mortise locks on external doors cut premiums.