Meaning of “fire door” in the English Dictionary

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"fire door" in British English

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fire doornoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfaɪə ˌdɔː/ us /ˈfaɪr ˌdɔːr/

Examples from literature

  • That a fire door may be effective, it must be hung to the only opening in the wall. 
  • There are few parts in fire construction which are of so much importance, and generally so little understood, as fire doors. 

(Definition of “fire door” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fire door" in Business English

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fire doornoun [ C ]

uk us

WORKPLACE a door made of material that cannot burn, which is used to prevent a fire from spreading within a building:

A city building inspector found that three of the building's seven fire doors failed to close during the fire.

(Definition of “fire door” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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