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fire door

noun
1.
a door through which a boiler or furnace is fired or through which the fire is inspected.
2.
a fireproof or fire-resistant door in a building, intended to isolate an area from fire.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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Examples from the web for fire door
  • Make sure any opening into an exit through a fire wall is protected by a self-closing fire door that remains closed.
  • Openings must be protected by a self-closing, approved fire door that remains closed or automatically closes in an emergency.
  • fire door maintenance deficiencies reportedly had been brought to the attention of plant management before the fire.
  • Any opening therein shall be protected by an approved self-closing fire door.
  • It was alleged that the respondent failed to provide the boiler room with a self-closing fire door.
  • Observe the material condition of the fire door in the area being inspected.
British Dictionary definitions for fire door

fire door

noun
1.
a door made of noncombustible material, the purpose of which is to prevent a fire from spreading within a building
2.
a similar door, leading to the outside of a building, that can be easily opened from inside; emergency exit
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