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door handle

noun, Chiefly British
1.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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Examples from the web for door handle
  • We decided simply to buy a new door handle and have the work done elsewhere.
  • Wash your hands with regular soap and then use a tissue or paper towel to touch the bathroom door handle in a public restroom.
  • Replace entrance door handle with levered door handle.
  • Locking the door to the space enclosing the toilet with a padlock or door handle key lock.
  • The door handle shall have provisions for a padlock.
  • Everyone is familiar with static electricity that occurs when reaching for a metal door handle after walking across a carpet.
  • When he rounds the corner, his little dog is hanging from its leash from the garage door handle.
  • Tie a white cloth to the left door handle or radio antennae and wait for help to arrive.
  • The door handle and/or latch at the entry door is not accessible.
  • door handle and latch permits exterior locking with safety release to allow door to be opened from inside when locked on outside.

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