door check

  1. a device, usually hydraulic or pneumatic, for controlling the closing of a door and preventing it from slamming.

  • Also called door closer.

Words Nearby door check Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use door check in a sentence

  • Brilliantly lighted shops called the passer-by to contemplate the latest wavemotor, flying machine, door check, or what-not.

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