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Barn doors

Adjustable hinged panels mounted on the rim of a lighting fixture to direct the beam of light; usually consisting of four panels.
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Brown which "adds weight to the story that a Canadian soldier was indeed crucified with bayonets on a barn door in France by German soldiers in 1915.
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You can open up the barn doors and connect all the public spaces," Coleman says.
He and others also believe that allowing shareholders to nominate candidates only after such a "triggering event" would mean closing the barn door after the horse had already run away.
I think what they did was like closing the barn door after the horses have left," McKay says.
NEWCASTLE fans must be wondering how a player who could hardly hit a barn door at St James' Park, let alone the back of the net, can now be one of the most feared strikers in Europe?
Thinking back to the days of looking out the barn door in Whittemore, Iowa, the path has been adventuresome.
But coming as it did on the heels of terrible publicity about holes in Windows XP, problems with Passport, and Hotmail security breaches, it smacks of closing the barn door after the horse has escaped.
Bill Maher, a professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne and the school's archivist, says the law is "a solution that they've come up with to try to close the barn door on electronic piracy," which is "so broad and so sweeping that it affects all sorts of other kinds of information.
While a business continuity plan is good to have, its use is akin to locking the barn door after the horse ran off," says Bloodworth.
Becky slid open the massive barn door and searched in the darkness for the light switch.
An included adapter allows professionals to mount any existing three-inch lighting accessory they may already have, such as a barn door or snoot.