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  1. Latch Bolt

    A beveled spring bolt, usually operated by a knob, handle or turn. 

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    Locks, Cylinders, Cores, Keyblanks
  2. Lever Handle

    A horizontal handle for operating the latch of a lock. 

    Related Categories –
    Locks, Cylinders, Cores, Keyblanks
    Related Terms –
    Knob
  3. Lip of a Strike

    The projecting part on which the latch bolt rides. 

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    Locks, Cylinders, Cores, Keyblanks
    Related Terms –
    Latch Bolt
    Strike
  4. Lock Set

    A lock, complete with trim, such as knobs, escutcheons or handles. 

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    Locks, Cylinders, Cores, Keyblanks
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