Word:

Latch

Pronunciation: lăcht
v. t.1.To smear; to anoint.
n.1.That which fastens or holds; a lace; a snare.
2.A movable piece which holds anything in place by entering a notch or cavity; specifically, the catch which holds a door or gate when closed, though it be not bolted.
3.(Naut.) A latching.
4.A crossbow.
v. t.1.To catch so as to hold.
[imp. & p. p. Latched (lăcht); p. pr. & vb. n. Latching.]
2.To catch or fasten by means of a latch.
The door was only latched.
- Locke.
Noun1.Latchlatch - spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key
Synonyms: door latch
2.latch - catch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove
Verb1.latch - fasten with a latch; "latch the door"
latch - A digital logic circuit used to store one or more bits. A latch has a data input, a clock input and an output. When the clock input is active, data on the input is "latched" or stored and transfered to the output either immediately or when the clock input goes inactive. The output will then retain its value until the clock goes active again.

See also flip-flop.
To see a latch in your dream, signifies that you will receive an unwelcome appeal for aid. To see a broken latch in your dream, signifies that you and a good friend will be in a major disagreement.articulate, bang, bar, barricade, batten, batten down, bolt, buckle, butt, button, button up, choke, choke off, clap, cleat, clip, close, close up, constrict, contain, contract, cover, dovetail, fasten, fold, fold up, hasp, hinge, hitch, jam, joint, key, lock out, lock up, miter, mortise, nail, occlude, padlock, peg, pin, plumb, rabbet, rivet, scarf, screw, seal off, seal up, secure, sew, shut, shut the door, shut up, skewer, slam, snap, squeeze shut, staple, stick, stitch, strangle, tack, toggle, wedge, zip up, zipper
Translate Latch to German, Translate Latch to French
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Lat
Lata
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-- Latch --
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Late Greek
Late Latin
late purple aster
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Lated
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