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    Got me again

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    Default Re: gate vs door

    Quote Originally Posted by probus View Post
    Got me again
    Haha. This is why I find it confusing. What defines a gate, and what defines a door?

    According to a quick google search:


    Door:
    [COLOR=#878787 !important]Noun[/COLOR]
    1. A hinged, sliding, or revolving barrier at the entrance to a building, room, or vehicle, or in the framework of a cupboard.


    Gate:
    [COLOR=#878787 !important]Noun[/COLOR]
    1. A hinged barrier used to close an opening in a wall, fence, or hedge.


    It doesn't specify internal or external. An opening in a wall could be internal or external.


    And just a couple of Merriam-Webster links:

    http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gate

    http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/door
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    Default Re: gate vs door

    And garden gates are usually made of several solid planks of wood and are designed to be solid/strong enough to stop people getting in to your garden.
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