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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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Several sizes and types are available, ranging from a 6" model designed to fit all backsets, deadbolts and key-in-knob locks; up to a 12" latch guard for out-opening narrow stile doors.
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reveal (backset) between the extension jamb and the doorjamb.
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1 MEASURE the "backset," the distance between the door edge and the center of the door knob; the thickness of the door; and the knob hole diameter.
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Before buying a new lockset you need to determine the "backset," the distance between the edge of the door and the center of the doorknob (Photo 2).
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Adjustable collars and selectable backsets permit the one-in.