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swing door


swinging door

(Building) a door pivoted or hung on double-sided hinges so that it can open either way
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.swing door - a door that swings on a double hingeswing door - a door that swings on a double hinge; opens in either direction
batwing - one of a pair of swinging doors (as at the entrance to a western saloon)
door - a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle; "he knocked on the door"; "he slammed the door as he left"
flexible joint, hinge - a joint that holds two parts together so that one can swing relative to the other
paneling, panelling, pane - a panel or section of panels in a wall or door
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lietacie dvere
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swing door

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Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(swiŋ) past tense, past participle swung (swaŋ) verb
1. to (cause to) move or sway in a curve (from side to side or forwards and backwards) from a fixed point. You swing your arms when you walk; The children were swinging on a rope hanging from a tree; The door swung open; He swung the load on to his shoulder.
2. to walk with a stride. He swung along the road.
3. to turn suddenly. He swung round and stared at them; He is hoping to swing the voters in his favour.
1. an act, period, or manner, of swinging. He was having a swing on the rope; Most golfers would like to improve their swing.
2. a swinging movement. the swing of the dancers' skirts.
3. a strong dancing rhythm. The music should be played with a swing.
4. a change in public opinion etc. a swing away from the government.
5. a seat for swinging, hung on ropes or chains from a supporting frame etc.
ˈswinging adjective
fashionable and exciting. the swinging city of London.
swing bridge
a type of bridge that swings open to let ships pass.
swing door
a door that swings open in both directions.
be in full swing
to be going ahead, or continuing, busily or vigorously. The work was in full swing.
get into the swing (of things)
to begin to fit into a routine etc.
go with a swing
(of an organized event etc) to proceed or go easily and successfully.
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References in classic literature ?
I held the swing door for him, and heard him bang it in the face of the spluttering and blustering master of the house.
I modestly assented, and we all fell through a little dirty swing door, into a sort of hot packing-case immediately behind it.
Picking our way among the prostrate figures upon the steps, we pushed open the swing door and entered.
Then I used to bring it up, and put it on the table by the swing door, and take it into her room later."
Sometimes they went straight through and out into the garden by the swing door, sometimes they stopped for a few minutes and bent over the tables and began turning over the newspapers.
She found herself in a dimly lighted hall, unguarded by a porter, and pushed open the first swing door. But the office-boy had never heard of Miss Datchet.
At a little after noon on the following day Captain Granet descended from a taxicab in the courtyard of the Milan Hotel, and, passing through the swing doors, made his way to the inquiry office.
Her friends passed on towards the great swing doors. Lady Carey retraced her steps slowly towards the supper-room, and made some languid inquiries of the head waiter as to a missing handkerchief.
He had come to the swing doors leading into the street, and was waiting, not over patiently, for two people who were between him and them to pass out and let him follow, when the voice of one of them struck familiarly on his ear.
it was such an unexpected hearing, and it was also such an unexpected sight to see Mr Meagles burst the swing doors open, and emerge into the street with the short man, who was of an unoffending appearance, that Clennam stood still for the moment exchanging looks of surprise with the porter.
A traditional swing door eats up nearly 9 square feet of floor space to open the door, while barn doors demand just a few inches of floor space.
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