door swing

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1. The direction, left or right, of the swing of a door (when viewed from the side usually considered the outside) or associated doorframes or hardware. A left-hand door has hinges on the left and the door swings away; a left-hand reverse door swings toward the viewer. A right-hand door has hinges on the right and swings away. A right-hand reverse door swings toward the viewer.
2. Of a spiral stair, designates the direction of turn of the stair. Right-hand refers to a stair on which the user turns clockwise as he descends. Left-hand refers to a stair on which the user turns counter-clockwise ashe descends.
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I always tell them the same thing: Change the door swing and give us a bit of privacy.
UNCAPPED Clermont Auvergne winger Noa Nakaitaci saw the World Cup door swing invitingly open yesterday as Philippe Saint-Andre beckoned him into the France fold.
The hinge-side Z-bar may already be screwed to the door (ours was), or you may have to mount it once you determine the door swing direction.
I have been shoved in the queue for the bank, blatantly ignored, and narrowly avoided a broken nose when someone let a door swing back in my face.
The family went to the Harvester restaurant, in nearby St Martin's Road and there another female customer let the ladies' toilet door swing into Hollie's hand.
Tenders are invited for Biological Safety Cabinet As Per Specification- To Be Used For Culture Inoculation, Made Of Thick S S Sheet,Front Door Swing Operating Of 60X90cm And Fitted With Transparent Pelvi Glass.
He saw the door swing open with force and it banged against the wall," said Rachel Knight, prosecuting at Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court.
3 Full length stainless steel door (no glass) with a full 270 door swing.
You can buy these in steel or brass, and they have projecting knuckles which let the door swing clear of the frame when you open it.