"deadlatch" Definition

  1. n. A kind of latch whose bolt may be so locked by a detent that it can not be opened from the inside by the handle, or from the outside by the latch key.

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Position in dictionary: 24520 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "deadlatch": 1
Words that end with "deadlatch": 1
Words that contain "deadlatch": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of deadlatch

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