door latch

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.door latch - spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a keydoor latch - spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key
lock - a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
Harker started to leave, but paused, with his hand on the door latch. The habit of his profession was strong in him--stronger than his sense of personal dignity.
Summary: This report analyzes and forecasts the market for automotive door latch market at the global and regional level.
In some of the affected vehicles, the electronic door latch pawl motor doesn't function properly, which sets a door ajar warning.
The ministry, in collaboration with Almana Motors Company, dealer of Lincoln vehicles in Qatar, has announced the recall of the said model over a faulty door latch. The ministry said the recall campaign comes within the framework of its ongoing efforts to protect consumers and ensure that car dealers follow up on vehicle defects and repairs.
Certain vehicles may have an intermittently functioning door latch motor due to the buildup of silicon contamination.
Ford is also issuing a safety recall for select 2017-19 Lincoln Continental vehicles for a door latch concern.
* Door latch type--A two-piece closure with door and hub, using a latch-type mechanism for latching the door to hub, using an O-Ring seal.
The automaker said Friday that a part in the door latch spring assembly can break, causing the latch to fail.
The company will proactively inspect and replace the " right hand door latch assembly" of 19,780 units of Alto 800 and 13,318 units of Alto K10, MSIL said in a statement.
The system, which is the size of two small match boxes, fits into the door latch, weighs 300/0 less than existing systems and provides weight saving options that could trim up to one lb.