storm door


Definition of storm door

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

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Webber, a cook at a Cajun restaurant, had just found out a large tree branch had fallen on her mobile home and her storm door had blown off. Htv National Desk, Houston Chronicle, "'Don’t let your guard down': Officials say flooding concerns remain as Barry pushes inland," 14 July 2019 See for yourself: Megan removed the storm door, then cleaned up the main door. Taylor Murphy, House Beautiful, "This Patio's Stunning Transformation Proves the Power of Paint," 28 Aug. 2015 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

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First Known Use of storm door

1878, in the meaning defined above

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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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