latching

A means of holding together a pair of mated connectors such that they will not walk apart under vibration or other physical forces. This usually only applies to board-to-cable or cable-to-cable connectors.
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Latching

Latch'ing noun (Nautical) A loop or eye formed on the head rope of a bonnet, by which it is attached to the foot of a sail; -- called also latch and lasket . [ Usually in plural]
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Latching

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Latch • (n.) A loop or eye formed on the head rope of a bonnet, by which it is attached to the foot of a sail; -- called also latch and lasket.
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latching

to hold a device in its activated position without the use of external power or holding circuitry
Found on http://www.electropedia.org/iev/iev.nsf/display?openform&ievref=714-15-17
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