barn door

barn door
the large sliding door of a barn
Hypernyms: ↑sliding door

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: a hinged opaque panel mounted usually in a pair on a motion-picture or TV studio lamp and used to screen light from an area or from the camera

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barn door noun
1. The door of a barn
2. An adjustable flap in front of a light source, eg a studio lamp for controlling the light
3. A cricketer who blocks every ball (old; facetious)
4. A target too broad to be missed (humorous)
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Main Entry:barn

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n. the large door of a barn
a target too large to be missed

on the shooting range he could not hit a barn door

a hinged metal flap fitted to a spotlight to control the direction and intensity of its beam

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