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trapdoor

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noun trap·door \ˈtrap-ˈdȯr\

Simple Definition of trapdoor

  • : a door that covers or hides an opening in a floor or ceiling

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of trapdoor

  1. :  a lifting or sliding door covering an opening (as in a roof, ceiling, or floor)


TRAPDOOR Defined for Kids

trapdoor

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noun trap·door \ˈtrap-ˈdȯr\

Definition of trapdoor for Students

  1. :  a lifting or sliding door covering an opening in a floor or roof




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