Definition of striker plate in English:

striker plate

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noun

  • A metal plate attached to a door jamb or lidded container, against which the end of a spring-lock bolt strikes when the door or lid is closed.
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    • The recesses that are left from the removal of the hinges and striker plate now need to be filled.
    • The new striker plate is thicker than the old, but I reused the shims that were under the old one.
    • The rim lock is aligned with the striker plate using the paper-fixing template provided.

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