Doors


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door

 (dôr)
n.
1.
a. A movable structure used to close off an entrance, typically consisting of a panel that swings on hinges or that slides or rotates.
b. A similar part on a piece of furniture or a vehicle.
2. A doorway.
3. The room or building to which a door belongs: They live three doors down the hall.
4. A means of approach or access: looking for the door to success.
tr.v. doored, door·ing, doors
1. Slang To strike (a passing bicyclist, for example) by suddenly opening a vehicular door.
2. To serve as a doorman or doorwoman of (a nightclub, for example).
Idioms:
at (someone's) door
As a charge holding someone responsible: You shouldn't lay the blame for the fiasco at her door.
close/shut the door on
To refuse to allow for the possibility of: The secretary of state closed the door on future negotiations.
leave the door open
To allow for the possibility of: Let's leave the door open for future stylistic changes.
show (someone) the door Informal
1. To eject (someone) from the premises.
2. To terminate the employment of; fire.

[Middle English dor, from Old English duru, dor; see dhwer- in Indo-European roots.]

door′less adj.

Doors

(dɔːz)
pl n
(Biography) the. US rock group (1965–73), originally comprising Jim Morrison (1943–71), Ray Manzarek (1935–2013), Robby Krieger (born 1946), and John Densmore (born 1945). See also Morrison2
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All the doors and windows, including those of the lumber-room at the end of the 'right' gallery --as I had rapidly assured myself--were strongly secured.
She accordingly ascended the stairs softly, and stood at the door of the front room--a drawing-room, connected with the room immediately behind it (which was a bedroom) by folding-doors in the common manner.
One curious fact I discovered as I watched his thoughts was that the outer doors are manipulated by telepathic means.
But after a few days spent almost entirely out of doors she wakened one morning knowing what it was to be hungry, and when she sat down to her breakfast she did not glance disdainfully at her porridge and push it away, but took up her spoon and began to eat it and went on eating it until her bowl was empty.
Her cursing trebles brought heads from all doors save the one she threatened.
A comforting thought succeeded it: that both doors were locked and that really there was no danger.
There are only two doors in my room, the Louis-Philippe room of which I told you, Raoul; a door through which Erik comes and goes, and another which he has never opened before me and which he has forbidden me ever to go through, because he says it is the most dangerous of the doors, the door of the torture-chamber
He opens his door; wheels himself softly into the corridor; locks the doors of the two empty bedrooms, and returns (with the keys in his pocket) to his own room.
As I told you, everything can be attained, Porthos women and doors, by proceeding with gentleness.
As Turan proceeded along the avenue he passed other sentries beside other doors but now he gave them small heed, since they neither challenged nor otherwise outwardly noted his passing; but while at nearly every turn of the erratic avenue he passed one or more of these silent sentinels he could not guess that he had passed one of them many times and that his every move was watched by silent, clever stalkers.
Now they came rushing through the jail, calling to each other in the vaulted passages; clashing the iron gates dividing yard from yard; beating at the doors of cells and wards; wrenching off bolts and locks and bars; tearing down the door-posts to get men out; endeavouring to drag them by main force through gaps and windows where a child could scarcely pass; whooping and yelling without a moment's rest; and running through the heat and flames as if they were cased in metal.
The glare showed a series of stone steps, which ended in a low-lying heavy iron door fixed against the side of the house.