Definition of Revolving door

1. Noun. An organization or institution with a high rate of turnover of personnel or membership.

Generic synonyms: Social Group



2. Noun. A door consisting of four orthogonal partitions that rotate about a central pivot; a door designed to equalize the air pressure in tall buildings.
Exact synonyms: Revolver
Generic synonyms: Door

Definition of Revolving door

1. Noun. A door that rotates around a central pivot. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) A system or institution in which people exit and immediately reenter. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Revolving Door

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revolvable
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revolving door (current term)
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Literary usage of Revolving door

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1. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"... 5, revolving door set back in a hallway, old swing doors left in place; 6, a corner entrance, center pilaster of curved walls joined to building-jambs; ..."

2. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1916)
"The Van Kannel revolving door Company have installed in this country about forty-five hundred doors of this type, of which about one hundred doors have a ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"Absence of an attendant at a revolving door at the entrance of a store does not ... But where a revolving door is equipped with friction strips to prevent ..."

4. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1915)
"It was the standard revolving door made by the Van Kannel revolving door ... The door in question here was a revolving door and not a swinging door as was ..."

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