swinging door

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swing′ing door′

a door that swings open on being pushed or pulled from either side and then swings closed by itself.
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Noun1.swinging door - a door that swings on a double hingeswinging 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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I've lost two inches of my tail trying to sidestep those swinging doors."
He marvelled that the door should open so often, and that all the people it let out should look so like each other, and so like all the other hot men who, at that hour, through the length and breadth of the land, were passing continuously in and out of the swinging doors of hotels.
Others crowded round the swinging doors of the coffee-house in the piazza.
Continuing the company's tradition of delivering the utmost in construction quality, design innovation, pet comfort, and worry-free maintenance, Bow Wow Dog Houses' larger dog homes will automatically come with a side swinging door with the option of selecting the location and the orientation of the door; opening in front, back, left, or right.
With space-challenged rooms, the obvious advantage of a barn door is that the typical space required for a swinging door is eliminated.
Above the door (for a swinging door) is a single cylinder that moves the door.
The "K-9 Kondo" is made from a plastic barrel (included or customer acquired) with an all metal K-9 Kondo swinging door, a metal base for stability and a top-mounted resting deck.
Effectively separating a building's environments and controlling temperatures, the Mega-Pro HD heavy-duty swinging door stands up to heavy levels of forklift and mechanized traffic without impeding traffic flow.
But the teacher said the boy "walked into his outstretched arm" as he tried to protect himself from a swinging door which had already hit him once.
every shining piece, in place, every swinging door.
Previously described methods of caudal septal repair Originator Incision Laterality Flap Metzenbaum, (4) 1929 Full transfixion Unilateral Swinging door Peer, (1) 1937 Full transfixion Bilateral Columellar strut Galloway, (2) 1946 Hemitransfixion Bilateral Cartilage advanced into columella Fomon, (3) 1948 Full transfixion Bilateral Columellar strut Goldman, (5) 1956 Full transfixion Bilateral Swinging door Kamer and Churukian, High transfixion Unilateral Swinging door (6) 1984