Definition of swing door in English:

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swing door

(North American also swinging door)


A door that can be opened in either direction and is closed by a spring device when released.
Example sentences
  • She leaned her back against the swing door and pushed it open with her butt.
  • She knows from experience that momentum alone will not carry her through the swing door and begins to collect her energies for the determined shove whilst trotting up the steps.
  • One day he spilled some whisky going through a swing door and came back for a refill.

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