mortice


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Synonyms for mortice

a square hole made to receive a tenon and so to form a joint

cut a hole for a tenon in

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join by a tenon and mortise

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The central lock on wooden back doors should be a British Standards five-lever mortice sash lock.
To reinforce a mortice lock against forced entry, fix metal plates to the area around it on both sides of the door.
For security, a two-bolt mortice lock on doors will stop burglars moving freely about your home.
Young held management positions in sales and development before moving to join Mortice at Aberness for 11 years.
Fit mortice locks or bolts to all outside doors and locks to windows.
A neighbour was murdered during my second month on the square and my friend had a firework pushed through her letter box but I always felt safe behind my mortice lock and bolts.
A system of laminated glass beams and glass columns using mortice and tenon joints at the junctions of beam and column was developed by structural engineer Dewhurst Macfarlane and Design Antenna (AR August 1995) to create a glass entrance foyer to - appropriately - a Glass museum in Dudley, UK.
A safe believed to have been taken in the burglary is described as 3ft by 2ft by 2ft in size, rusty, coloured green-grey with a brass plate and mortice lock on the front.
Mortice, by Belfast based Visionworks Television, is written by Mik Duffy, directed by James T Donnelly and produced by Alan Morton.
Mortice Kern Systems Inc, the Canadian software management and testing tools company, has reported a first-quarter net loss of $1.
The only type of joint that can be identified from the drawing is a `tusk-tenon' formed by inserting the end of one beam, shaped into a long tenon or `tusk', into a mortice, cut through the entire thickness of a second beam; the tenon protrudes far enough to be penetrated in turn by a through mortice, which holds a peg or wedge.
President and Chief Operating Officer of Mortice Kern Systems Inc.
Most wooden doors have a mortice deadlock and night latch.
September 6: Raiders snapped a mortice lock at a house but failed to get inside.