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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.

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.
A mechanical door latch also keeps temperature fluctuations in check with a compressible gasket that ensures a positive seal.
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But in their daily diary they said: "The upper door latch had become undone.
Repeat until the door latch effortlessly catches the strike plate.
Reportedly, Chrysler has quietly settled dozens of cases related to the faulty door latch, but Jimenez was only the second case to go to trial.
Police suspect a faulty door latch on the police car, a 1991 Ford Crown Victoria, may be to blame for the dog getting loose.
The claim alleges that Ford Motor Company was fully aware of the Mustang's defective seatbelt and door latch systems, yet has undertaken steps to fraudulently conceal this information from the general public, thereby threatening public health and safety.
Door Latch displayed superb pace when overcoming a tricky trap five draw to win his heat.
Multinational Mitsui Kinzoku intends to make door latch parts at its new 50,000 sq ft factory in Ammanford, west Wales.
told an Alabama court that it had paid $67 million to settle lawsuits over a faulty $3 door latch installed in 40 million vehicles.