roll-up door

roll-up door

A door made of small horizontal interlocking metal slats that are guided in a track; the configuration coils around an overhead drum which is housed at the head; may be manually or electrically operated.
See also: Dutch door
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roll-up door, rolling shutters

A door made up of small horizontal interlocking metal slats which are guided in a track; the configuration coils about an overhead drum which is housed at the head of the opening; either manual or motor-driven.
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