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backset

[′bak‚set]
(building construction)
The horizontal distance from the face of a lock or latch to the center of the keyhole, knob, or lock cylinder.

backset

1. The horizontal distance from the face of a lock or latch to the center of the keyhole, knob, or lock cylinder.
2. Same as setback.
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The Stanley(R) keyed entry lockset performs to ANSI Grade 2 specifications and features a lifetime mechanical and finish warranty, all steel and brass construction, an easy-fit installation and an adjustable backset.
Additionally, these new handlesets feature adjustable backset latches and deadbolts to accommodate 2 3/8" or 2 3/4" backset applications.
They have to have not only a repertoire of skills or plays they can pull out of their hats at a moment's notice, but they need to change it up and send tips over the net and backsets and assist with free balls when things aren't going as planned.
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Swets & Zeitlinger's activities are incorporated in the following divisions: Extenza, Swets Information Services, Swets Backsets Service and Swets Farrington Document Systems.