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strike plate

noun
1.
strike (def 67).
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Examples from the web for strike plate
  • The strike plate is attached to the door frame with screws.
  • Door secured between posted hours through electric strike plate.
  • The average door strike plate is secured with only one-half inch screws set into the door frame molding.
  • Deadbolt locks must lock with a minimum bolt throw of one inch that penetrates a metal strike plate.
  • Your best choice for a door lock is a single-cylinder dead bolt lock, backed by a reinforcing strike plate with three-inch screws.
  • Take out one of the two screws which secure the strike plate to the door facing.
  • During use, the shutters were unlocked from the bronze strike plate below.
  • It should have a solid core door, a good single cylinder deadbolt lock, and a security strike plate.
  • The screws that hold the strike plate onto the door frame should bore into the wood stud located beyond the door framing.
  • Dead-bolt locks must lock with a minimum bolt throw of one inch that penetrates a metal strike plate.

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