Door stop


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Door stop

A strip against which a door shuts in its frame; a device placed on a wall behind a door or mounted on the floor to prevent the door from opening too wide.
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The hinge is the most reliable and stable area to mount a door stop.
The Super Door Stop operates on a 9-volt battery and is equipped with a movement sensor which will activate the alarm if the unit is moved.
THIS Linea owl door stop, PS18 at House of Fraser, will turn heads.
A brigade spokesman said: "The ornament was the size of a small football and was in the house as a door stop.
Elshame cream cushion pounds 45 and Ashby blue cushion pounds 30, Laura Ashley Cock-a-doodle-do cockerel door stop pounds 15.
Instead, the glittering prize that most actors would give their right arm to win is used as a door stop.
It's been my observation that all advanced operating systems eventually have to deal with fragmentation, and unless you use your computer for a door stop, fragmentation will eventually impact your system.
THIS black and white check Tartan dog door stop is both stylish and practical.
This lovely fabric door stop is down from pounds 14.
At the time of writing, they were still waiting for a full cooking licence but were already offering hearty dishes such as the soup of the day with door stop crusty bread.
Tenders are invited for Stainless Steel 304 Door Stop - Floor Mounted Similar To M/S Dunex Metal Part No.
It is so large, it now functions as a door stop in my bedroom.