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door

the movable barrier, usually hinged, that closes a passageway normally used for entering and leaving an enclosure.

dog/cat door
usually consists of a hinged flap covering an opening just large enough for the animal to pass through, within an existing window or door. Intended for use of the animal at will, but excluding larger intruders.
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When he took off, I grabbed the doorknob and mirror, but he continued driving.
The person is automatically identified when they touch the doorknob or walk on the floor, and the transmission path is disconnected when the body and transceiver physically separate.
Michels suggests that copper, brass or bronze doorknobs and handles, push plates, countertops, sinks and other frequently touched hardware may help cut down on cross-contamination and the spread of infection.
The doorknob, which costs pounds 255 and runs off rechargeable batteries, is also able to keep a record of the last 1000 entries.
The Diamond Doorknob should appeal to fans of Southern Literature, Native American Literature, Women's Studies and well-crafted tales of any kind.
Cheer a friend or welcome a new neighbor with a posy bag on her doorknob as a special surprise.
That's my story," confirms Savage, "at least until the statute of limitations on doorknob licking runs out.
Now consider an alternative scenario conceived by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge: the bug lands on the doorknob and dies.
Two decades ago two sub-types were recognized, Lisnacrogher and Doorknob spearbutts.
For Peri Rossi that worth is centered in language--in fact many of the stories take as their conceits language itself, usually figures of speech such as "Time Heals All Wounds," "Deaf as a Doorknob," or "Between a Rock and a Hard Place.
There has not been an actual network break-in at the college for two years, but the doorknob turning is becoming more determined.
Leveron is now offering the HiGlow lever-handle doorknob converter, which shines for several hours in total darkness.