left-hand door


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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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All units are available in single or stacked configurations with a right-hand or left-hand door swing.
He had designed them so that the one on the left-hand door faced the one on the right-hand door.
Get yourself and any passengers out of the car and on to the bank, using the left-hand door.