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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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A door is a panel or barrier, usually hinged, sliding, or electronic, that is used to cover an opening in a wall or partition going into a building or space. A door can be opened to give access and closed more or less securely. The term door is also applied to the opening itself, more properly known as the doorway.

  1. A portal of entry into a building or room, consisting of a rigid plane movable on a hinge. Doors are frequently made of wood or metal. May have a handle to help open and close, a latch to hold the door closed, and a lock that ensures the door cannot be opened without the key.
  2. An non-physical entry into the next world, a particular feeling, a company, etc.
    Keep a door on your anger.

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