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mantrap

A short narrow section of corridor purposely constructed to permit passage by only one person; has interlocking doors at both ends; used in some high-level security installations.
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When a person or group of people enter a mantrap from the outer door, both doors are secured.
Security is fortified with steel doors, card readers, door sensors, anti-tailgating and hand keys in the mantrap facility," said Maximo Bernales Jr., Globe Business' service operations head.
Mantraps consist of a small space having two sets of interlocking doors such that the first set of doors must close before the second set opens and are usually utilized in banks, financial institutions, detention facilities, pawn shops and jewelry stores or may be in secured offices.
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DSI also offers door alarms, annunciators, pushbuttons, key switches, and mantrap systems.
It was an ecclesiastical mantrap. John Burges, a nonconformist Lincolnshire minister who preached before James in July 1604 and used the occasion to attack the ceremonies enjoined by the Canons of 1604, was promptly deprived of his living and imprisoned, thanks to the High Commission.
All Dawson Rentals units are Health & Safety compliant including: mantrap alarms, internal emergency release buttons and 300 lux internal lighting plus emergency lighting.
On a harrowing canoe trip in the Canadian backcountry, Ralph Prescott, the neurasthenic lawyer and hero of Sinclair Lewis's Mantrap (1926), realizes that he has made a serious mistake.
Put another way, a mobile feminine backdrop at once immense and impassive yet also graceful and enduring--l'image/la terre/la mer/les femmes--finally absorbs, relieves and sublates the male narrative of fear and projection composed structurally and imagistically of Galoup's journal (superimposed at one moment over the sun-flecked waves of the sea), his obsessive desire for 'point of view' and some form of close-up, the pulsating throb of his arm muscle inches away from his gun, etc.--all evidence of what Claggart calls in 'Billy Budd, Sailor', referring to Billy, a 'mantrap'.
The Kennedys left a very large tip and a sharpish note to the manager suggesting that he do something about that mantrap of a baptismal font.
Recourse's main products included the ManHunt network intrusion detection system, now updated with version 3.0, and the ManTrap honey pot system, now known as Symantec Decoy Server.
ManTrap is a commercially available product from Recourse Technologies based in California, USA.