revolving door


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revolving door

[ri′välv·iŋ ′dȯr]
(building construction)
A door consisting of four leaves that revolve together on a central vertical axis within a circular vestibule.

revolving door

An exterior entrance door consisting of four leaves at right angles to each other, set in the form of a cross, which pivot about a vertical axis within a cylindrical-shaped vestibule
See also: Dutch door

revolving door

revolving door: plan
An exterior door consisting of four leaves (at 90° to each other) which pivot about a common vertical axis within a cylindrically shaped vestibule; prevents the direct passage of air through the vestibule, thereby eliminating drafts from outside.
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A growing body of empirical literature either finds no conclusive evidence that the revolving door leads to capture, or finds exactly the opposite evidence.
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Thus, two revolving doors at one building could save almost $7,500 yearly in natural gas used to heat and cool, amounting to nearly 15 tons of CO2 emissions.
It was the sort of eye-roll which says, "Never mind, we''ll extricate ourselves from this sorry mess and nobody need ever know that you tried to go through the revolving door the wrong way.
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Whether subtle or blatant, a fast-spinning revolving door unavoidably affects public policy.
From the outside, the only clue to the building's latest incarnation is a new revolving door.
It revolves around the world's second largest auto maker and the continually revolving door at the executive suite.
The violence has diminished, but the revolving door still spins as financial crises, illness, and civil war have pressured institutionally weak governments across the region.
Gov't to set revolving door safety guidelines after accident
Experts advise reversing the revolving door by doing the following:
A: The revolving door between industry and political office, including staffing, is very damaging.