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.

back door

A secret way to take control of a computer. Also called "trap doors," back doors are built into software by the original programmer, who can gain access to the computer by entering a code locally or remotely. For example, a back door in an application would enable a person to activate either normal or hidden functions within the software. A back door in an operating system would provide access to all system functions in the computer. See encryption backdoor, Easter Egg and Back Orifice.
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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. Located at the stern, the hatch is wide enough to fit two people and opens to allow for easy access and maintenance to all boat systems.
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.
An optional access hatch can be added to the dome's base ring.
A friend of mine once had a similar problem, which left me flummoxed until I held a mirror inside the console access hatch and used it to look around while he ran the boat.
All purging operations and connections should be made through an access hatch.
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 desks can be customized to meet classroom needs.
A 12" x 8" access hatch is installed in the main door.
Then finish up by sealing the access hatch with self-sticking foam weatherstrip (Photo 1).
The cable is routed alongside a metal bar that runs between the driver's hatch and the engine access hatch. It's held in place with cable ties.