swinging door

noun

US
: a door that can be pushed open from either side and that swings shut when it is released

Examples of swinging door in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The doors lift up and push in for access to each shelf individually—a welcome feature that makes adding or removing items a bit easier without having to navigate a swinging door. Kristina McGuirk, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 Nov. 2023 There are five window styles to choose from—awning, awning push out, casement, casement push out, and direct glaze—and two door styles: multi-slide door and swinging door. Bridget Degnan, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 Mar. 2023 Unlike chest freezers, which are more like one big icy compartment, an upright freezer has a swinging door and may have drawers, shelves, and door storage. Maya Polton, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Mar. 2023

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“Swinging door.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swinging%20door. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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