fire door

fire door
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyuh r dawr, dohr]
    • /faɪər dɔr, doʊr/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyuh r dawr, dohr]
    • /faɪər dɔr, doʊr/

Definitions of fire door words

  • noun fire door a door through which a boiler or furnace is fired or through which the fire is inspected. 1
  • noun fire door a fireproof or fire-resistant door in a building, intended to isolate an area from fire. 1
  • noun fire door fire-resistant inner door 1
  • noun fire door a door made of noncombustible material, the purpose of which is to prevent a fire from spreading within a building 0
  • noun fire door a similar door, leading to the outside of a building, that can be easily opened from inside; emergency exit 0
  • noun fire door a door of metal or other fire-resistant material designed to keep a fire from spreading 0

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Origin of fire door

First appearance:

before 1830
One of the 36% newest English words
First recorded in 1830-40

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Parts of speech for Fire door


fire door popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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