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Definition of the noun trap door

What does trap door mean as a name of something?


  1. a hinged or sliding door in a floor or ceiling
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: door = a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle


"Trap Door" is an EP by T Bone Burnett, released in 1982. It was his first release on the Warner Bros. label after leaving Takoma Records.


  1. Trap Door is a science-fiction fanzine published by Robert Lichtman, with the first issue appearing in October 1983.
  2. Trap Door a.k.a. Trap Door Theatre is a Chicago-based avante-garde theatre company with a focus on European and original experimental material. Trap Door Theatre was incorporated in 1990 as a nomadic company touring theatres in Stockholm, Berlin, Zakopane, and Paris. In 1994, Trap Door brought its European tradition to the United States, creating a permanent home for the company in Chicago. They have won a number of Jeff Awards.

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Google previewLinux Dictionary

by Binh Nguyen

html trap door n. (alt. `trapdoor') 1. Syn. back door ...

Google previewSturgis' Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture and Building (2013)

An Unabridged Reprint of the 1901-2 Edition by Russell Sturgis, Francis A. Davis

Trap Door. One fitted to an opening in a horizontal, or nearly horizontal, surface, as a floor or roof, the essential fact being that a person ascends head first through it and descends feet first. The cellar door, as described above, is a. variety of ...

Google previewCraftsman's Illustrated Dictionary of Construction Terms (1994)

by James T. Frane

trap door - a hatch or door in a horizontal or near horizontal surface, such as a floor or ceiling. trap, P - see P-trap. trap, S-see S-trap. trap seal -the water seal in a plumbing drainage trap. trap, steam - see steam trap. traverse rod - a ...

Google previewElectric railway dictionary (1911)

definitions and illustrations of the parts and equipment of electric railway cars and trucks by Rodney Hitt, American Transit Association

Trap Door. A flush door in the floor of a car over the motors which can be raised to permit inspection of the motors through the inspection lids without removing the truck from under the car. See Vestibule Trap Door. Trap Door Batten. See Batten ...

Google previewThe New Hacker's Dictionary (1996)

by Eric S. Raymond

trap door o trivial trap door n. (alt. trapdoor) l. Syn. back door --a Bad Thing. 2 . Itech- speak] A trap-door function is one which is easy to compute but very difficult to compute the inverse of. Such functions are Good Things with important ...

Google previewDictionary: English-Neapolitan; Neapolitan-English (2014)

by Dale Erwin, Tessa Fedele

trap door n. catarattola. trash n. mbroglia; to carry out the ...

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If all the world's a stage, I want to operate the trap door. (Paul Beatty)
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