panic exit device
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panic exit device[¦pan·ik ¦eg·zit di‚vīs]
A locking device installed on an exit door to release the latch when the crash bar is pushed. Also known as fire-exit bolt; panic hardware.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
panic exit device, fire-exit bolt, panic bolt, panic hardware
A door locking device used on exit doors; the door latch releases when a bar, across the inside of the door, is pushed.
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