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folding door

[′fōld·iŋ ‚dȯr]
(engineering)
A door in sections that can be folded back or can be moved apart by sliding.
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folding door

One of two or more doors which are hinged together so that they can open and fold in a confined space. See also: Dutch door
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folding door

1. One of two or more doors which are hinged together so that they can open and fold in a confined space.
2. One of a pair of doors hung from the jambs of a single opening. Also see accordion door, multifolding door.
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Brio is a designer and manufacturer of sliding and folding door hardware for commercial and residential spaces in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Their folding doors can act as a front window, often taking up the entire facade of a restaurant.
SLM folding doors require very little maintenance and because they are fitted to the sides of apertures, place no extra loading on the building, and can therefore easily cope with restricted headroom installations.
Expect to find oak flooring, contemporary bath suites, state of the art bi folding doors and a stunning contemporary kitchen with integrated appliances.
Behind one of the front bedrooms is a master suite that has rear folding doors to the back garden, two recessed wardrobes and en suite shower room with hand and rain shower and wash basin.
It is a well-proportioned home with three bedrooms and two reception rooms with folding doors between them that can be opened up to create one much larger space.
Folding doors lead to a dining conservatory with access to the rear garden.
You featured some lovely bi-fold glass folding doors in your January 18 issue which we'd love to fit between the two rooms.
Two hefty steel doors open up the spine to the court, and further sets of folding doors reveal the white room beyond.
In winter, the east-west axes of the living spaces are emphasized, extending into the projecting bays, while in summer, with folding doors open at both ends (solid to living and glazed to dining), space becomes linear, extending out north and south into the landscape.
Michael Golden, 14, had his school bag caught in the folding doors as the vehicle pulled away from a bus stop in Ashford, Kent, said eyewitnesses.