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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 of fire door
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40
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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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