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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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Which is a master-slave flip-flop composed of two latches.
In ensuing negotiations, Chrysler and NHTSA agreed that the company would replace latches on 4.
The latches are installed on both sides of the door; however, the doors can only be locked from the outside.
Other safety devices for babyproofing include, clockwise from below right, a magnetic latch, an outlet cover and toilet-seat latches.
The agency reached an agreement with Chrysler last March in which the company pledged to replace the latches but denied they were defective.
Despite the potential for tragedy, officials in the Los Angeles Unified School District have failed to comply with a 14-month-old state requirement for security grilles on portable classrooms to have latches to let children escape in a fire.
Sun selected the 0-In CDC technology because of its unique ability to thoroughly check ratioed synchronous clocks and lock-up latches as well as asynchronous clocks.
Either a low bar or tow cables can hii against the left and right rear door locking latches whenever you make a sharp turn.
Available in multiple styles to satisfy a range of installation and actuation options, R4 rotary latches are hand actuated, either by direct action on the latch trigger or by remote actuation through rods or cables attached to the latch trigger.
A Los Angeles school board panel has recommended equipping classroom window security grilles with safety latches and requiring two doors for all new portable classrooms.
Note to editors: See sidebar articles providing further information about Intevia(TM) latches and cabin reconfiguration solutions.
Pull latches on the engine's access panels get caked with mud.