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mor·tise

(mōr'tēs),
The seating for the talus formed by the union of the distal fibula and the tibia at the ankle joint.
[M.E., fr. O.Fr., fr. Ar. murtazz, fastened]

mortise

A depression, groove, or hole into which another anatomical structure fits.
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The central lock on wooden back doors should be a British Standards five-lever mortice sash lock.
For security, a two-bolt mortice lock on doors will stop burglars moving freely about your home.
They are being constructed from reclaimed softwood using contemporary cruck-framed and box-framed designs, and held together with mortice and tenons, scarf and housing joints, and hidden dovetails.
Mr Bartlett will be in charge of all of Union's range, including door closers, panic hardware, mortice locks, cylinder systems, lever furniture and padlocks.
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.
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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.
At back, the beams bear on to the wall through metal brackets concealed by lighting panels; at the front, glass to glass bonded mortice and tenon joints form the connections.
Tenders are invited for To undertake repair work of mortice lock jobs onboard vessel ins sudarshini.