Folding door


Folding door

A folding door is a type of door which opens by folding back in sections. They are usually to be found indoors. Folding doors were already known by the Romans as excavations in Pompeii have revealed.

Also known as 'Accordion door' or 'Accordion partitions'. A current manufacturer of folding or accordion doors is Modernfold, Inc. Sun Paradise is another which is very popular. Folding doors are designed to provide quick and easy space division with moderate sound attenuation and a pleasing visual appearance. Accordion doors and partitions provide quick sight and sound division with a simple pull-and-latch operation. Electric operation is also available on many models. Accordion doors and partitions are available as single and paired openings. For optimal design flexibility, curved track allows the partition to move around corners.

Folding doors are available in a large selection of standard finishes.


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  • Folding door — Folding Fold ing, n. 1. The act of making a fold or folds; also, a fold; a doubling; a plication. [1913 Webster] The lower foldings of the vest. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. (Agric.) The keepig of sheep in inclosures on arable land, etc. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • folding door — n. a door with hinged leaves or accordion pleats that can be folded back …   English World dictionary

  • folding door — noun an interior door that opens by folding back in sections (rather than by swinging on hinges) • Syn: ↑accordion door • Hypernyms: ↑interior door …   Useful english dictionary

  • folding door — fold′ing door′ n. a door with hinged sections that can be folded flat against one another when opened • Etymology: 1605–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • folding door — a door with hinged sections that can be folded flat against one another when opened. [1605 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • folding door — flexible door with accordion like folds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Folding — Fold ing, n. 1. The act of making a fold or folds; also, a fold; a doubling; a plication. [1913 Webster] The lower foldings of the vest. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. (Agric.) The keepig of sheep in inclosures on arable land, etc. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Folding boat — Folding Fold ing, n. 1. The act of making a fold or folds; also, a fold; a doubling; a plication. [1913 Webster] The lower foldings of the vest. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. (Agric.) The keepig of sheep in inclosures on arable land, etc. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Folding chair — Folding Fold ing, n. 1. The act of making a fold or folds; also, a fold; a doubling; a plication. [1913 Webster] The lower foldings of the vest. Addison. [1913 Webster] 2. (Agric.) The keepig of sheep in inclosures on arable land, etc. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • door — doorless, adj. /dawr, dohr/, n. 1. a movable, usually solid, barrier for opening and closing an entranceway, cupboard, cabinet, or the like, commonly turning on hinges or sliding in grooves. 2. a doorway: to go through the door. 3. the building,… …   Universalium


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