car door

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search


English Wikipedia has an article on:
Crystal Clear filesystem trashcan full.png This entry has been nominated for deletion(+)
Please see that page for discussion and justifications. Feel free to edit this entry as normal, though do not remove the {{rfd}} until the debate has finished.
Sliding car doors on a New York subway train

Alternative forms[edit]


1863 (US, applied to “railway car”).


car door (plural car doors)

  1. (automotives, rail transport) A door designed for use on a car.
    • 1863, Gail Hamilton, Gala-Days, Boston: Ticknor and Fields, p 22:
      We found Jeru to be a pleasant city; with only one fault: the inhabitants will crowd into a car before passengers can get out; consequently the heads of the two columns collide near the car-door, and there is a general choke.

Related terms[edit]