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
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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]
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mortise lock

dead bolt
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Translations

mortise lock

n(Ein)steckschloss nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

mortise lock

nserratura incastrata
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Moreover, an increasing number of jurisdictions outside of Texas require single-action egress via an interconnected or mortise lock instead of a deadbolt and separate handle.
The complete quiet package is the Accurate 9100Q mortise lock combined with the SilentPac[TM] which can reduce decibel levels from 95 dBA, of a standard Grade 1 mortise lock, to 55dBA.
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. Both Zicom and Eureka Forbes have such systems for under Rs 20,000 and fingerprint or biometric locks for about Rs 12,000.
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.