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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
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Use mortise locks on doors 45 cm or more in thickness .For thinner doors, rim locks are a good option.
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.
Manufactured to the highest industry standards, the Brinks/Lynx system allows communities to have the same key for multiple locks (door locks, padlocks, cam locks for mail boxes and mortise locks).
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, door closers), conventional electrified products (electrified strikes or latch retraction), software-managed electronic products (CM locks), and biometric products (hand readers).