storm door


Definition of storm door 

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

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The bullet penetrated the front door, glass storm door, and a downspout gutter that Sgt. Jerry Fallstrom,, "Clermont police sergeant who missed bullet 'by inches' honored for valor, heroism," 7 June 2018 The county’s building code already exempts permits for repairs, such as, replacing storm doors, appliances, smoke detectors, lighting fixtures, roll insulation, or replacing glass in a window or door. Susan Demar Lafferty, Daily Southtown, "Permits no longer needed for minor repairs in Will County, board rules," 18 May 2018 The original wood front door and storm door were restored. Steve Lord, Aurora Beacon-News, "Eight Aurora properties win preservation awards," 9 May 2018 Lazenby, Marshall said, was able to get inside his kitchen when Lynch, who was still outside, shot him in the face through the glass storm door with a .38 pistol. Carol Robinson,, "Capital murder conviction upheld for Birmingham man in lawyer's shooting, stabbing death," 25 Apr. 2018 With another vault conquered, Mr. Sitar headed home and found his aluminum storm door locked. Corey Kilgannon, New York Times, "Master Manipulator," 19 Apr. 2018 De La Fuente dropped his burrito and ran outside to his neighbor’s house, pulling open the storm door. Mike Hixenbaugh, Susan Carroll, Houston Chronicle, "‘This is our guy’: Inside the hunt for Austin’s serial bomber," 24 Mar. 2018 De La Fuente dropped his burrito and ran outside to his neighbor’s house, pulling open the storm door. San Antonio Express-News, "‘This is our guy’ - inside the hunt for Austin’s serial bomber," 24 Mar. 2018 Suspicious activity, Shelly Court: A resident reported a storm door had been broken at the hinges and a railing near the front door shattered on March 4. Cheryl Higley,, "Driver crashes after fleeing officer: Avon Lake police," 19 Mar. 2018

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1878, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of storm door was in 1878

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English Language Learners Definition of storm door

: 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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