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doorknob

doohr nob

  • n  a knob used to release the catch when opening a door (often called `doorhandle' in Great Britain)

  • When she isn't finding a muse in objects as mundane as a doorknobthe shape of which she used for the heel of a Gucci shoeshe draws inspiration from the house's archives .
  • Built up in layers inside wooden framing, it took the shape of a doorknob the size of a two-car garage a flattened graphite ellipsoid 25 ft.
  • No minority of any ethnicity had ever looked beyond the scarce representation of a few Senators and seen anything that suggested that the doorknob of the Oval Office could be .
Quotes

  • Wayne Easter in TheChronicleHerald.ca
    That seems to me like it should be regular maintenance,Easter told a news conference Monday. "Do you think this is stimulus, putting a doorknob in an RCMP building in this country? (Prime Minister) Stephen Harper calls this stimulus?"
  • RA Dickey in New York Times
    Dickey, a huskily bearded father of three, said: "Doctors look at me and say I shouldn't be able to turn a doorknob without feeling pain, and I shouldn't be able to turn the key and start my car without feeling pain. But I'm still here. I feel I...
  • Nicholas Negroponte in Daily Times
    This smart doorknob is so smart that it can let the dog out but won't let six dogs back in,Negroponte said.

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