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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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Use mortise locks on doors 45 cm or more in thickness .
Accurate also saw a need to provide the SilentPac[TM] for other manufacturers' mortise locks and trim, making it an ideal solution for retrofit scenarios.
Unique LB-series mortise locks with power supply through the locking bolt were also very popular among visitors of the exhibition.
Polished and satin stainless steel versions of these levers are available on exit devices, tubular and mortise locks, as well as access control and electromechanical products.
Some gates can be fitted with mortise locks during manufacture, or padlocks can be purchased.
I've got an old house--really, for New England it's not yet middle-aged because it hasn't even hit 100, but you'll see where this goes--and the interior doors in our house have mortise locks the one that operate with skeleton keys.
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.
A 12" latch guard for in-opening doors also fits all double locks, mortise locks and access control locks.
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.