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mortise lock

[′mȯrd·əs ‚läk]
(design engineering)
A lock designed to be installed in a mortise rather than on a door's surface.

mortise lock

mortise lock
A lock designed to be installed in a mortise rather than applied to a door’s surface.
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A front door should be fitted with a mortice lock that carries the British Standard Kitemark as well as rack bolts top and bottom, a viewer and a door chain.
Charlotte Ludwig, 80, fitted two large mortice locks to her front door to keep burglars out.
The couple also found that they were eligible for a further 10 per cent discount because they at home during the day and had mortice locks fitted to their doors.
Aintree has put extra bolts and mortice locks on the front door of the National, installed the latest alarms and then toddled off to bed, leaving the back door of the Becher Chase wide open.
Outside doors: Fit five-lever mortice locks all round plus a dead- locking night latch to the front door.
Back doors should be secured with mortice locks and bolts.
Their fears come amid a 30 per cent sales jump in burglar alarms, 32 per cent in window latches and 26 per cent in mortice locks.
They are fitted with safety measures, including alarms, mortice locks, security lights, a reinforced doorframe, emergency lights and CCTV.
We also include many items as standard, such as the fitted kitchen appliances and the security system which includes mains operated smoke and intruder alarms, a panelled steel door with five-lever mortice locks and locking handles to all windows.
We will be able to buy a lot of five-lever mortice locks, spy holes, door bars and window and door alarms.
Mr Bartlett will be in charge of all of Union's range, including door closers, panic hardware, mortice locks, cylinder systems, lever furniture and padlocks.
Mortice locks are harder to force or pick and if a burglar gets in through a window, he cannot open your doors which means the burglar will have to leave through the same window.