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latch

US [lætʃ]
UK [lætʃ]
  • n.门闩;锁存;插销;卡齿
  • v.获得;抓住;用插销扣上(门等);占有
  • Web锁存器;闩锁;闭锁
Plural Form:latches  Present Participle:latching  Past Tense:latched  
latch
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n.
1.
门闩;插销a small metal bar that is used to fasten a door or a gate. You raise it to open the door, and drop it into a metal hook to fasten it.
He lifted the latch and opened the door.
他拉起门闩开了门。
2.
碰锁;弹簧锁a type of lock on a door that needs a key to open it from the outside
She listened for his key in the latch.
她留神听着他把钥匙插入门锁。
IDM
Can you leave the door on the latch so I can get in?
你别锁门好不好?我好进来。
on the latch
关着但未锁上closed but not locked
Can you leave the door on the latch so I can get in?
你别锁门好不好?我好进来。
v.
1.
~ sth
用插销插上;用碰锁锁上to fasten sth with a latch

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