double door


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 However, tucked into one of those walls is an elegant but easily missed double door underneath a broken pediment leading to a true treasure trove filled with items that would fetch eye-popping sums at auction. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, 21 May 2021 The sizes range from 18 inches to 48 inches in length, and the crate comes with either a single door or double door option. Mili Godio, NBC News, 8 Apr. 2021 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., 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, 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, 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, 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, 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,, 21 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of double door

1840, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of double door was in 1840

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“Double door.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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