storm door

noun

Definition of storm door

: an additional door placed outside an ordinary outside door for protection against severe weather

Examples of storm door in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Burdine had rushed into the foyer, pointed a gun and shot at Garcia through a glass storm door, Villanueva said. Sarah Nelson, The Indianapolis Star, 1 Apr. 2021 For six months, Lanae Paaverud and her husband would visit with their three grandchildren by standing outside a glass storm door. Christina Zdanowicz And Janine Mack, CNN, 12 Mar. 2021 Someone attempted to gain entry Feb. 28 to the basement of a home in the 3300 block of Rose Street by removing the storm door rivets and cutting the screen on the lower portion of the door. chicagotribune.com, 9 Mar. 2021 The storm door will be propped wide open as numerous disturbances move across the region early next week through the holiday travel period. Pedram Javaheri, CNN, 20 Nov. 2020 The officers again identified themselves as police and ordered Rivas to drop the gun when Rivas opened the storm door and pointed the pistol at one of the officers from his porch. Howard Koplowitz | Hkoplowitz@al.com, al, 18 Nov. 2020 During the argument, the woman kicked the glass storm door, breaking the glass paneling before leaving the residence. cleveland, 14 Feb. 2020 The pit bull slammed into the home’s storm door and broke the glass. Bob Sandrick, cleveland.com, 19 July 2019 Property damage: Eastway Road A woman reported damage to a window on her vehicle and to her front storm door on her home Nov. 15. cleveland, 27 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of storm door

1878, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of storm door was in 1878

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“Storm door.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/storm%20door. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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storm door

noun

English Language Learners Definition of storm door

US : a second door that is placed outside the usual outside door of a building for protection against cold and bad weather

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