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LATCH

Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children. The US version of ISOFIX, the international standard which specifies where the attachment points for child safety seats in passenger vehicles are to be placed.
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latch

, latch-on (lach) (lach′on″)
The attachment of the baby's mouth to the mother's nipple. Effective and comfortable latch-on is a crucial element in successful breast-feeding.
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The product engineer noted that the door latch opened during the test; the safety project manager ordered the engineer to "assure a closure to those type of notes" and to watch a videotape by Ford general counsel rifled "Document Creation and Management." (15)
For the door latch recall expansion, the reference number is 15S16.
"This moves the focus from the lock/unlock function to the latch/unlatch function," says Rich Pudney, directory of Advanced Technology at Key Plastics, "and the electric motor from the door lock to the door latch." Not only does Intellitouch do away with conventional door handles, it eliminates separate door locks by controlling the latch function, and can be fully integrated with an OEM's keyless entry system.
Additionally, address the issue with the investigating police officer, who may offer an opinion about the survivability of the accident if the door latch had held.
The existing AD currently requires a revision to the Airplane Flight Manual Supplement to ensure that the main deck cargo door is closed, latched and locked, as well as repetitive inspections of the wire bundle and door latch rollers to detect damage and finally, the repair or replacement of damaged components.
Since 2014, Ford recalled 4 million vehicles for door latch problems, according to Reuters.
In a cockpit radio recording, obtained by the New York Post, he can be heard telling air traffic control: "The captain, myself, went back to the lavatory and the door latch broke and I had to fight my way out of it with my body to get the door open.There is no issue, no threat."
A mechanical door latch also keeps temperature fluctuations in check with a compressible gasket that ensures a positive seal.
Door Latch displayed superb pace when overcoming a tricky trap five draw to win his heat.
But in their daily diary they said: "The upper door latch had become undone.
Repeat until the door latch effortlessly catches the strike plate.