Definition of Doorframe

1. Noun. The frame that supports a door.

Exact synonyms: Doorcase
Terms within: Doorjamb, Doorpost
Group relationships: Door, Doorway, Room Access, Threshold
Generic synonyms: Framework



Definition of Doorframe

1. Noun. The frame into which a door is fitted. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doorframe

door prize
door to door
doorbell
doorbelled
doorbelling
doorbells
doorbuster
doorbusters
doorcase
doorcases
doorcheek
doorcheeks
doore
doored
doores
doorframe (current term)
doorframes
doorga
doorgame
doorgames
doorhandle
dooring
doorjamb
doorjambs
doorkeeper
doorkeepers
doorknob
doorknobs
doorknock
doorknocked

Literary usage of Doorframe

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Inside Finishing by Charles Albert King (1912)
"This is very important since, if the doorframe is not square, ... In this opening, the doorframe should be set perfectly plumb and out of wind, ..."

2. Ageing and Transport: Mobility Needs and Safety Issues by Oecd (2001)
"While handles are often provided on the passenger's doorframe, similar features are rarely provided for drivers. 1n the absence of this feature, ..."

3. Agricultural Engineering: A Text Book for Students of Secondary Schools of by Jay Brownlee Davidson (1913)
"The doorframe is continuous with the crossties, which are at least 42 inches apart. The jambs are simply reinforced concrete beams. ..."

4. A'Chu and Other Stories by Emma Anderson (1920)
"A sheet is tacked to the top of the doorframe and a short way down on either side. ... This margin is then tacked to the doorframe at the top, over a broken ..."

5. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Mines (1918)
"Short planks, 12, are placed from the crossbar, 3, of the doorframe to the ... However, it is desirable to make the doorframe proper relatively deep and ..."

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