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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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In 1990, the agency asked all automakers to check their crash-test standards for rear-door latches.
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And the Element has three door latches: a conventional mid-door latch, a top latch, and a button latch that locks the doors together.
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