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door opener

a mechanism that automatically opens a door, as of a garage, when actuated by a radio transmitter, electric eye, or other device.
Informal. something that is effective in leading to opportunity or success:
Sales experience can be a door opener for young executives.
Also, door-opener. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples for door opener
  • And if they steal the garage door opener, too, they may be able to get inside the house with ease.
  • So now they have his car keys, his garage-door opener, and his address from the registration.
  • Apparently this is more acceptable than permanent alterations, even though the door opener is still a visual intrusion.
  • If you own an electric garage door opener, know how to open the door without power.
  • Disconnect your electric garage door opener and padlock the door, preferably on the inside.
  • The garage door opener is a key to your home and should not be left in your vehicle.
  • If you have an electric garage door opener, locate the manual override.
  • If you have an electric garage door opener, find out where the manual release lever is located and learn how to operate it.
  • If your garage has an electric door opener, locate the manual release lever and know how to operate it.
  • The second case study presented here focuses on a typical remotely controlled garage door opener.

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