storm door

storm door
noun Date: 1878 an additional door placed outside an ordinary outside door for protection against severe weather

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Storm door — Storm Storm, n. [AS. storm; akin to D. storm, G. sturm, Icel. stormr; and perhaps to Gr. ? assault, onset, Skr. s? to flow, to hasten, or perhaps to L. sternere to strew, prostrate (cf. {Stratum}). [root]166.] 1. A violent disturbance of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • storm door — n a second door that is fitted to the outside of a door in winter in the US to give protection against rain, snow etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • storm door — storm′ door n. bui a supplementary outside door, usu. glazed, for protecting the entrance door against wind, rain, etc • Etymology: 1875–80, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • storm door — ☆ storm door n. a door placed outside a regular entrance door as added protection against winter weather …   English World dictionary

  • Storm door — A storm door refers to a type of door that is installed in front of an exterior access door to protect it from bad weather and allow ventilation. Storm doors typically have interchangeable glass panels and window screen panels to provide… …   Wikipedia

  • storm door — noun an extra outer door for protection against severe weather or winter • Hypernyms: ↑door * * * noun : an additional door placed outside an ordinary outside door to prevent entrance of wind, cold, and rain and to reduce heat losses compare… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Storm door —   A second door installed outside or inside a prime door creating an insulating air space. Included are sliding glass doors made of double glass or of insulating glass such as thermopane and sliding glass doors with glass or Plexiglas placed on… …   Energy terms

  • storm door — noun A door normally leading to a cellar or a basement, for protection from a tornado or a violent storm …   Wiktionary

  • storm door — a supplementary outside door, usually glazed, for protecting the entrance door against drafts, driving rain, etc. [1875 80, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Storm Door —   An exterior door that protects the primary door …   Energy terms

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