door catch


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catch

A device for fastening a door or gate; usually opened manually from one side only.
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Reinstall the doors and install the door catches. Install them where you attached the support blocks.
* The Vauxhall Meriva's rear doors are hinged at the rear with the door catch on the central pillar
This door stays cool to the touch and a protective door catch mechanism allows hot steam to escape prior to door opening, so preventing any risk of burning.
When she released the door catch the defendant and a 17-year-old accomplice walked in, claiming they were from Woodbridge Road police station in Moseley.
recently received the patent for its adjustable door catch hardware design.
Thief smashed front passenger side window, reached through and released door catch to get inside and steal CD player from dashboard.
The 19-month-old boy was in the back of a Vauxhall Astra with his father when he grabbed the door catch and tumbled out, to be run over by a Volvo estate car and dragged along in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.
The door catch was a loop of plastic and the windows slid sideways to open.
Derby and South Derbyshire coroner Peter Ashworth recorded a verdict of accidental death after hearing how the nearside door catch on the 24-year-old vehicle was difficult to close.