door contact

door contact, door switch

An electric contacting device for opening and closing a circuit, which is attached to a doorframe and operated by opening or closing the door.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
The alarm can also be adapted to each person's needs with a range of add-on equipment such as fall detectors, door contact sensors and pill dispensers.
Well placed sources said a back door contact has been made between the two countries and PM Imran Khan can visit US on July 20.
It is intended to be a door contact sensor and entry-point alarm for government facilities, prisons, banks, power plants, weapon sites and other high-security areas.
COST: $7 in advance; $10 at the door Contact:
"The prime minister only suggested holding an International Yoga Day on June 21, and within a record time of 75 days it was accepted by the United Nations with 177 countries coming forward as co-sponsors of the proposal and none against it." MPs, MLAs and municipal councillors of BJP should create awareness about the Modi government's achievements through door to door contact with people in their areas, Swaraj added.
Sunday Where: Wildish Community Theater, 630 Main St., Springfield Tickets: $10, available online at, by email at or at the door Contact: 541-654-4999
Sources said BJP members went on a doorto- door contact and outreach exercise.
The system includes a base unit, automatic fall sensor, pendant, door contact, motion detector, and waterproof wall unit.
Door contact sensors may be linked to all versions.
The CA150 supports two reader inputs, a request to exit (RTE) option, and a door contact to provide flexible access control capabilities.
The system integrates a card reader and front door contact with cameras, speakers and microphones in the lobby and the elevator.
Instead less "invasive" sensors that detect motion, temperature, light, humidity, water, door contact and the use of key items, such as opening a bottle of medication or switching on the toaster.