double door

noun

Definition of double door

: an opening with two vertical doors that meet in the middle of the opening when closed — compare dutch door

Examples of double door in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hurley and Behnken will emerge through the same double doors used on July 16, 1969, by Apollo 11′s Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins — the Operations and Checkout Building now bears Armstrong’s name. Bloomberg.com, "SpaceX's 1st Astronaut Launch Breaking New Ground for Style," 2 June 2020 The men will also emerge through the same double doors previously used on July 16, 1969, by Apollo 11’s Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Fox News, "SpaceX’s first astronaut launch breaking ground with new look: ‘It is really neat’," 26 May 2020 Entry is through three sets of glass-and-aluminum double doors that open into a formal living room with concrete floors, which continue throughout the house. New York Times, "What You Get for $2.4 Million in California," 2 Mar. 2020 The roof peak stands at nine feet tall, making this a great option for storing larger and longer items, and the 48-inch-wide double doors leave enough room for wide lawn mowers and other gear. Popular Science, "Backyard sheds for every budget and storage need," 28 Apr. 2020 Between the living room and the kitchen, double doors open to the bedroom, which has an en suite bathroom with indoor and outdoor showers. Roxana Popescu, New York Times, "House Hunting in Mexico: A Balinese-Style Compound for $595,000," 8 Apr. 2020 Big double doors on the side slide open and shut, allowing for much more room for people to get in and out. Carolyn Said, SFChronicle.com, "Cruise unveils next-generation, self-driving robot taxi," 21 Jan. 2020 Opposite the front door, another set of double doors opens onto a patio with outdoor seating and views of a fire pit and pool. Mary Grace Metheny, Dallas News, "Peek inside former Dallas Cowboys star Jason Witten’s Westlake mansion for sale," 6 May 2020 Some of our favorites, like the Palram Four Season Chalet Hobby Greenhouse, are breathtakingly beautiful to boot, featuring glass-like exteriors and double doors. Rebekah Lowin, Country Living, "You Can Now Buy Entire Greenhouses on Amazon—and They're Stunning," 2 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of double door

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Double door.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double%20door. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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