DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

2 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 trap·door /ˈtræpˈdor, ˈdɔr/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trap·door n.
 1. Arch. A lifting or sliding door covering an opening in a roof or floor.
 2. Mining A door in a level for regulating the ventilating current; -- called also weather door.
 Trapdoor spider Zool., any one of several species of large spiders which make a nest consisting of a vertical hole in the earth, lined with a hinged lid, like a trapdoor. Most of the species belong to the genus Cteniza, as the California species (Cteniza Californica).