active door

active door

[′ak·tiv ′dȯr]
(building construction)

active door

In a pair of doors, the leaf, 1 that is the first to open and is the leaf to which a lock is applied.

active leaf, active door

In a door having a pair of leaves, that leaf to which the latching or locking mechanism is attached; usually the leaf that is permitted to open first; sometimes both leaves are active.
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The analyst says the company's Q3 results were consistent with his bullish investment thesis of "strong" sales and invoice volume per active door growth in Progressive and sequential improvements in the Aaron's Business.
We installed a standard exterior entry lock on the active door and a matching dummy knob on the stationary side.
The analyst expects investors to focus on the company's "core business same store revenue growth and profitability, Progressive active door and invoice volume per active door growth, and Progressive's recently announced partnership with Overstock.com (OSTK).

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