barn door


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barn door

n
1. the door of a barn
2. informal a target so large that it cannot be missed
3. (Photography) photog television theatre an adjustable flap over the front of a studio or theatre lamp
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Noun1.barn door - the large sliding door of a barnbarn door - the large sliding door of a barn  
sliding door - a door that opens by sliding instead of swinging
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barn door

nScheunentor nt; (as) big as a barn door (inf)nicht zu verfehlen
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With space-challenged rooms, the obvious advantage of a barn door is that the typical space required for a swinging door is eliminated.
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The operating rule now is: "If you throw enough (blank) against the barn door, some of it is bound to stick
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lt;Now she was half swallowed by the darkness of the barn door.
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