Words Related to Architecture and Construction

Words Related to Architecture and Construction - Doors

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back door
noun
a door that is located behind or at the side of a building
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French door
noun
a pair of glass doors, particularly ones that open to a garden or balcony
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panel door
noun
a type of door constructed with multiple panels that are typically rectangular or square in shape
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flush door
noun
a type of door that has a smooth and flat surface, without any raised or indented areas
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sliding door
noun
a door that moves horizontally along a track
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Dutch door
noun
a door divided horizontally into two parts that can be opened and closed independently
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pocket door
noun
a type of door that slides into a recessed pocket within the adjacent wall, rather than swinging on hinges or sliding on tracks
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bi-fold door
noun
a type of door that is divided into two or more panels, hinged together in a way that allows them to fold and stack against each other when opened
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pivot door
noun
a type of door that rotates on a central pivot point, typically located at the top and bottom of the door frame, instead of relying on traditional hinges
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revolving door
noun
a type of door consisting of multiple wings or panels that are arranged in a circular configuration and rotate around a central axis
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garage door
noun
a large door, typically made of metal or wood, that is installed in a garage or similar structure to provide vehicular access
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fire door
noun
a specialized door designed to prevent the spread of fire and smoke within a building
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screen door
noun
a door with a mesh or perforated screen panel that allows for airflow while keeping bugs out
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louvered door
noun
a door that is equipped with slatted or angled openings, known as louvers, to allow for ventilation and airflow while providing privacy and some level of security
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double-acting door
noun
a type of door that is hinged on both sides, allowing it to swing in both directions
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front door
noun
the main entrance to a person's house
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patio door
noun
a large glass door that provides access from a building's interior to an outdoor patio or deck area
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swing door
noun
a type of door that opens by swinging on hinges in a single direction
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trapdoor
noun
a hinged or removable door, often located in a floor or ceiling, that provides access to a hidden or enclosed space below or above
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doorbell
noun
a bell operated by a button outside a house or apartment that makes a sound when pushed, particularly to inform the inhabitants inside
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doorknob
noun
a round handle on a door that opens it when turned
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door knocker
noun
a metal object connected to the back of a door, which people hit against the door as a way of asking others to let them in
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doorplate
noun
a small plate or plaque typically mounted on a door to display information such as the occupant's name, room number, or other relevant details
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doorjamb
noun
the vertical structure on either side of a door that provides support and serves as the frame for the door
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doorpost
noun
the entire vertical structure, including both the side posts and the head jamb, that forms the framework around a door
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doorstop
noun
a small object or device placed on the floor to prevent a door from swinging or closing fully
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peephole
noun
a small opening or lens in a door or wall that allows a person to see who is on the other side without fully opening the door
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hinge
noun
a type of joint that connects two objects and allows them to rotate or swing, typically used to attach a door, gate, or lid to its frame
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door head
noun
the horizontal top portion of a door frame
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door lintel
noun
a horizontal structural element or beam that supports the load above a door opening
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door louver
noun
a door component that consists of a series of horizontal slats or blades, typically made of wood, glass, or metal, arranged in a tilted or angled position to allow for airflow and privacy while maintaining visibility
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door frame
noun
the structural framework surrounding a door, including the vertical side pieces called jambs, the horizontal top piece called the head, and the bottom piece called the sill (if present)
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door head
noun
the horizontal top portion of a door frame
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threshold
noun
the horizontal part at the base of a door frame that you step over when entering or exiting a room
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door stile
noun
the vertical side member or post of a door
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door mullion
noun
a vertical or horizontal structural member within a door frame that separates the door into sections, typically used in double or multi-panel doors to provide support and aesthetic division
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lock stile
noun
the vertical edge or side of a door where the lock or latch mechanism is installed
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door panel
noun
the flat or raised surface of a door that fills the frame and can be made of various materials, such as wood, glass, or metal
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deadbolt
noun
a secure lock mechanism that uses a solid metal bolt to provide added protection by firmly securing a door in place
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