screen door


screen door
`screen ,door noun count AMERICAN
a door with wire or plastic net in it that lets air into a building but keeps insects out

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Screen door — Screen Screen (skr[=e]n), n. [OE. scren, OF. escrein, escran, F. [ e]cran, of uncertain origin; cf. G. schirm a screen, OHG. scirm, scerm a protection, shield, or G. schragen a trestle, a stack of wood, or G. schranne a railing.] 1. Anything that …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • screen door — screen doors N COUNT A screen door is a door made of fine netting which is on the outside of the main door of a house. It is used to keep insects out when the main door is open …   English dictionary

  • Screen Door — is a Canadian independent production company founded in 1999 by Mary Young Leckie and Heather Haldane. The company produces film and television. External links * [http://www.screendoor.org Screen Door website] * …   Wikipedia

  • screen door — screen .door n AmE a door with wire net fastened inside a frame, which is used outside the main door of a building to keep insects out …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • screen door — n. an outer door consisting of a frame covered with mesh, as of wire or plastic, used to keep insects out * * * …   Universalium

  • screen door — n. an outer door consisting of a frame covered with mesh, as of wire or plastic, used to keep insects out …   English World dictionary

  • Screen door — A screen door can refer to a hinged storm door covering an exterior door or the screened sliding door used on a sliding patio door. In either case, the screen door incorporates screen mesh to keep flying insects from getting in to the living… …   Wikipedia

  • screen door — noun a door that consists of a frame holding metallic or plastic netting; used to allow ventilation and to keep insects from entering a building through the open door (Freq. 2) he heard the screen slam as she left • Syn: ↑screen • Derivationally… …   Useful english dictionary

  • screen door — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms screen door : singular screen door plural screen doors American a door with wire or plastic net in it that lets air into a building but keeps insects out …   English dictionary

  • screen door — noun A light door of mesh, outside of another door, used to prevent ingress by insects. Late last night I heard the screen door slam. / And a big yellow taxi took away my old man …   Wiktionary