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English definition of “mortise lock”

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mortise lock

noun [C] uk UK ( US mortice lock)   us  
a lock that is inside the edge of a door, so that it cannot be seen or removed when the door is closed
Translations of “mortise lock”
in Chinese (Traditional) (嵌入門裡的)插鎖,暗鎖…
in Chinese (Simplified) (嵌入门里的)插锁,嵌锁…
(Definition of mortise lock from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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