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Noun1.barndoor - an opaque adjustable flap on a lamp fixturebarndoor - an opaque adjustable flap on a lamp fixture; used in photography to cut off light from particular areas
flap - any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely; "he wrote on the flap of the envelope"
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Presently they heard the muffled tread of a horse, and the farmer rode up to the barndoor.
For example, the barndoor skate has declined 90 to 99% over the last 50 years due to incidental capture in trawls and dredges (Casey and Myers 1998).
One factor in the scarcity of barndoor skates and other large species may be hiding in the second paragraph of your article "Skating to extinction" (SN: 5/1/99, p.
The fact of Etant donnes being set in a museum has been amply commented on, and complex diagrams have been proffered that give attention and interpretation to the lines of site within the space, but there is also the space outside - the voyeur peering through the barndoor peepholes, bent over, exposed, exposing (in Proust's phrase) a "symbolic bum" and - if con celui qui voit, then cul celui qui est vu - an anal aperture.
Celebrate your derby weekend with a tasty recipe for that bruiser barndoor.
A favorite in eWay Furniture's retail store in Fredericksburg, TX, and online, is the Barndoor Style Red Oak Barnwood Bedroom Set.
And, of course, Alan Smith, a barndoor leader who loves being combative, has seen his international chances greatly enhanced by a summer transfer to Manchester United.
Among the unintended victims of trawling have been skates, especially the spectacularly large barndoor skate, Raja laevis, in the Atlantic off North America.
They hang from a barndoor track mounted to a beam above the opening.
New England Council -- New Determinations for 2005 Progress: witch flounder and plaice -- overfishing ended; barndoor skate -- no longer overfished Overfishing: Georges Bank yellowtail flounder and winter flounder Overfished: Georges Bank Yellowtail flounder Council Action: Georges Bank Yellowtail Flounder