door opener

noun

Definition of door opener

1 : a device to open a door: such as
a : a tool used by firefighters to jimmy a locked door
b : a release mechanism attached to a door lock and activated by a pushbutton or electric eye
2 : an inexpensive gift or premium offered to a prospect by a door-to-door salesperson in order to enter the house and present a sales pitch

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“Door opener.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/door%20opener. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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