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

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The house opens into an entryway framed by 15-foot double doors. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Quirky midcentury home by Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice asks $550K," 29 July 2019 Warm spices greet you at the double doors, which lead to a modest bar and provide your first glimpse of the dining room. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, "After more than 30 years, Bombay Club is still as comfortable as an old (satin) shoe," 10 July 2019 John Spencer, the owner of Spencer Appliances, 7115 N.E. Glisan St., said the car took out a few of the store’s pillars and double doors., "Car crashes into NE Portland appliance store," 5 July 2019 Inside, eye-catching details include walls of glass and red double doors. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: David Arquette to go a couple rounds in the real estate market," 20 July 2019 Behind a final set of heavy double doors the control room was a wide, tall space, set up like a Hollywood mission control with task chairs, dozens of screens and large ticking countdown clocks mounted high up on the wall. Andrew Blum, WIRED, "Inside the Room Where They Control the Weather Satellites," 25 June 2019 And by the end of the night, 137 students will have walked through the double doors of the church lobby and into the prom. Delaney Strunk, CNN, "How a diversity prom allows LGBTQ students to be their authentic selves," 23 June 2019 About twenty minutes later, a young woman wearing dark blue scrubs with a mask drawn down around her neck emerges from the double doors with a lurid pink and white marble in a jar. Jacqueline Detwiler, Popular Mechanics, "The Heroes of Science Who Are Unlocking the Brain," 3 Oct. 2018 Go through the second set of double doors and turn left for the elevator or stairs., "Community News For The Wethersfield Edition," 5 June 2019

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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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