Trapdoor

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trapdoor

[′trap‚dȯr]
(building construction)
A hinged, sliding, or lifting door to cover an opening in a roof, ceiling, or floor.
An undocumented entry point into a computer program, which is generally inserted by a programmer to allow discreet access to the program.

Trapdoor

A door that is flush with the surface; located in a floor, roof, or ceiling, or in the stage of a theater.

trapdoor

A door set into a floor, ceiling, or roof.
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The Sportsman Boats Heritage 229 has a unique feature most 22-foot center consoles don't have--it's called a Total Access Hatch.
In simple terms it's cavernous, boasts a hidden tray below the boot floor, an access hatch through from the cabin and, in higher spec Elite models, will close at the touch of a button.
The vehicle is offered in three versions, 308 Access Hatch e-HDi, 308 Access Touring e-HDi and 508 Active e-Hdi, and is priced from AUD29,990, AUD31,990 and AUD37,490 respectively.
Recently, I learned personnel access hatch protective covers are in disrepair.
The pilots completed a surface sweep and the FE was cleared to open the radio access hatch, but couldn't until an emergency depressurization of the jet was done.
All power and network connections are housed in an 18-inch steel column, which supports the pod tables and provides access to wiring via an access hatch.
The inquest found the "jump platform" Kieron was standing on had an access hatch used when work on the lift shaft first began.
The cable is routed alongside a metal bar that runs between the driver's hatch and the engine access hatch.
Access hatch covers capable of withstanding such loads are generally made from ductile iron and are substantial both in size and weight.
Other features include a dust-tight working chamber with a large 18" dust-tight access hatch lowering product spillage, and all stainless construction.
oor level is a gallerystyle landing with access hatch and folding ladder to the roof space.
U-M plans to build an access hatch that will allow DNR staff to band future chicks to better track their movements and monitor the falcon population.