Associations to the word «Door»

Pictures for the word «Door»


DOOR, noun. A portal of entry into a building, room or vehicle, consisting of a rigid plane movable on a hinge. Doors are frequently made of wood or metal. May have a handle to help open and close, a latch to hold the door closed, and a lock that ensures the door cannot be opened without the key.
DOOR, noun. Any flap, etc. that opens like a door.
DOOR, noun. A non-physical entry into the next world, a particular feeling, a company, etc.
DOOR, noun. (computing) (dated) A software mechanism by which a user can interact with a program running remotely on a bulletin board system. See BBS door.
DOOR, verb. (transitive) (cycling) To cause a collision by opening the door of a vehicle in front of an oncoming cyclist or pedestrian.
DOOR CHAIN, noun. A device that allows a door to be partially opened from the inside, whilst preventing it from being fully opened from the outside
DOOR CLOSER, noun. A mechanical device, containing a spring and a cylinder of fluid, that automatically closes an open door
DOOR CLOSERS, noun. Plural of door closer
DOOR FRAME, noun. The frame into which a door is fitted.
DOOR FRAMES, noun. Plural of door frame
DOOR GAME, noun. Alternate spelling of doorgame
DOOR GAMES, noun. Plural of door game
DOOR HANDLE, noun. Mechanism used to open or close a door.
DOOR KNOCKER, noun. Alternative form of doorknocker
DOOR NAIL, noun. (British) A doornail.
DOOR PRIZE, noun. A gift given to people who attend a meeting, party, event, etc., especially one which is given on a random basis to one or some of the attendees.
DOOR PUMP, noun. A hydraulic device attached to a door in its one end and to the doorframe in the other, performing one or more of the following functions: a) dampening the movements of the door, b) making sure that the door closes properly and c) assisting in opening the door.
DOOR PUMPS, noun. Plural of door pump
DOOR SEAL, noun. Weatherstrip to seal the door when closed.
DOOR TO DOOR, adverb. (by metonymy) From one household or business to the next.
DOOR TO DOOR, adverb. (by metonymy) From ultimate origin to ultimate destination.
DOOR TO DOOR, adverb. (by further extension) From shipper to recipient.
DOOR TO DOOR, adjective. Alternative spelling of door-to-door

Dictionary definition

DOOR, noun. A swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle; "he knocked on the door"; "he slammed the door as he left".
DOOR, noun. The entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close; "he stuck his head in the doorway".
DOOR, noun. Anything providing a means of access (or escape); "we closed the door to Haitian immigrants"; "education is the door to success".
DOOR, noun. A structure where people live or work (usually ordered along a street or road); "the office next door"; "they live two doors up the street from us".
DOOR, noun. A room that is entered via a door; "his office is the third door down the hall on the left".

Wise words

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