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 After a relatively dry start to 2024, the storm door could swing open soon for Southern California, where back-to-back rainstorms are expected this week, according to the National Weather Service. Summer Lin, Los Angeles Times, 16 Jan. 2024 Also, there was an admission that Yarl grabbed the storm door handle of Lester's door to gain access to the house. Deena Zaru, ABC News, 31 Aug. 2023 On July 7, Young fell through a glass storm door while attempting to force his way into the home of a family member in Green, where another family member was hiding, according to a Summit County sheriff’s report. Staff Reports, cleveland, 18 July 2023 The storm door was taken out, chunks of shutters obliterated, the condo siding cracked. Shannon Larson,, 7 July 2023 The 16-second video shows Burham opening a storm door, wearing a wool cap, jacket and sweatpants while carrying several items under his right arm around 4:30 a.m. on May 11. Michael Ruiz, Fox News, 11 July 2023 This pattern will pause beginning Wednesday morning as a high-pressure system shuts the storm door for a few days. Gerry Díaz, San Francisco Chronicle, 1 Mar. 2023 The only glass on this structure is on the set of double storm doors at the flanks, each costing $35,000. Andrew Lawrence, Popular Mechanics, 6 June 2023 Storm windows and storm doors cost more—an average of $200 per window and between $100 and $450 for a storm door. Kate McGregor, House Beautiful, 6 May 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of storm door was in 1878

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“Storm door.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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