Meaning of LATCH in English

LATCH

noun to catch so as to hold.

2. latch ·noun a latching.

3. latch ·noun a crossbow.

4. latch ·noun to catch or fasten by means of a latch.

5. latch ·noun that which fastens or holds; a lace; a snare.

6. latch ·vt to smear; to anoint.

7. latch ·noun 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.

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