deadlocking latch bolt

deadlocking latch bolt

[′ded‚läk·iŋ ′lach ‚bōlt]
(design engineering)
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auxiliary dead latch, auxiliary latch bolt, deadlocking latch bolt, trigger bolt

A supplementary latch in a lock which automatically deadlocks the main latch bolt when the door is closed.
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