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air curtain

noun
1.

air door

noun
1.
a strong current of temperature-controlled air in an entryway, used instead of a door.
Also called air curtain.
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  • The big man with the tiny child on his shoulder pushed through the air curtain that kept the warm humid air out of the shop.

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  • Opposite the air curtain was a huge sliding door, closed at the moment, which probably led to a freight elevator.

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British Dictionary definitions for air curtain

air curtain

noun
1.
an air stream across a doorway to exclude draughts, etc
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