how to pronounce latch

lætʃ

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“… will latch onto it but very often it is …”

meanings of latch

noun:

  1. A breastfeeding baby's connection to the breast.
  2. A crossbow.
  3. A latching.
  4. A lightweight lock to protect internal structures from being modified by multiple concurrent accesses.
  5. That which fastens or holds; a lace; a snare.
  6. Initialism of lower anchors and tethers for children.
  7. A flip-flop electronic circuit.
  8. A fastening for a door that has a bar that fits into a notch or slot, and is lifted by a lever or string from either side.

verb:

  1. To catch; lay hold of.
  2. To smear; to anoint.
  3. To close or lock as if with a latch.

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