doorway doorway  /ˈdɔr ˌweɪ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Spielberg once told me that his master image was the light flooding in through the doorway in Close Encounters, suggesting, simultaneously, a brightness and mystery outside.
  2. Indeed, look at them long enough and they make you think of a doorway into extinction.
  3. The next day, however, Mills was found sprawled in the doorway of a barn about a mile from his home in Easton.

News

  1. ONLY ON 3 UPDATE: WHA finally gets tree off home

    WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- One day after Vesta Village residents called WWAY about a tree limb that had fallen on a home blocking the doorway, they finally got some results. This morning contractors showed up at the home on Colwell Drive and removed the limb that had been on the home since June 8. The woman who lives there does not want to show her face for fear of reprisal from the Wilmington ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WWAY 3 Wilmington

  2. Starbucks' Profit Aroma Is Invigorating

    NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Twenty-six percent. That's how much higher shares of Starbucks are after my last article about the company, "Starbucks, the Doorway to the World," was published. Expect Starbucks to continue serving fresh mugs of growth, profits and increasing dividends. In the last three years, the dividend payments have more than doubled. Based on the same period's payout ratios and ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: TheStreet.com

  3. Alabama Gov. George Wallace’s daughter lives in shadow of past

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — For 50 years, Peggy Wallace Kennedy has lived in the shadow cast by her father, Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace, when he stood in a doorway and tried to stop two black students from integrating the University of Alabama.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Post and Courier

Quotes

  1. "Joe Zawinul is one of my oldest friends in the music business," Hancock said in a statement released through his publicist. "He was a force as a composer and an amazing conceptualizer. He opened up a doorway between jazz and rock n' roll and...
    on Sep 11, 2007 By: Herbie Hancock Source: FOXNews

  2. "I didn't put the characters there with the intention of providing myself a doorway into a sequel opportunity, but I liked the idea of a book that doesn't absolutely end on the last page and invites speculation on the parts of the readers," Van...
    on Feb 14, 2006 By: Chris Van Allsburg Source: NBC5.com

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