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re·volv·ing door

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  1. revolving doornoun

    an organization or institution with a high rate of turnover of personnel or membership

  2. revolving door, revolvernoun

    a door consisting of four orthogonal partitions that rotate about a central pivot; a door designed to equalize the air pressure in tall buildings


  1. revolving doornoun

    A door that rotates around a central pivot.

  2. revolving doornoun

    A system or institution in which people exit and immediately reenter.


  1. Revolving door

    A revolving door typically consists of three or four doors that hang on a central shaft and rotate around a vertical axis within a cylindrical enclosure. Revolving doors are energy efficient as they prevent drafts, thus preventing increases in the heating or cooling required for the building. At the same time, revolving doors allow large numbers of people to pass in and out.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of revolving door in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of revolving door in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of revolving door in a Sentence

  1. Tony Montoya:

    I'd say he's got the swiftest revolving door in the criminal justice system, it's a small group of people committing these crimes, again and again, and again. And they're doing so because they realize as long as Chesa Boudin is in office, there are no consequences for their bad behavior.

  2. Albert Camus:

    All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.

  3. Corey Stewart:

    Ed Gillespie is a 30-year revolving door lobbyist.

  4. Alexa Kolbi-Molinas:

    Intervention is not a revolving door.

  5. Alex Padilla:

    If we are serious about slowing the revolving door at our jails and prisons, and serious about reducing recidivism, we need to engage - not shun - former-offenders, voting is a key part of that engagement.

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    be contingent upon (something that is elided)
    • A. conceal
    • B. carry
    • C. accompany
    • D. depend

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