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English definition of “up-and-over”

up-and-over

adjective [before noun]     /ˌʌp.əndˈəʊ.vər/ US  /-ˈoʊ.vɚ/ mainly UK
describes a door that opens by being lifted and then sliding into a horizontal position as it rises Doors and parts of doors
(Definition of up-and-over adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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