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barn-door

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  • barn-door —  1. Something very big.  2. wide as a barn door Very wide …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • barn door — noun Falling from a climb by losing hold on one side of the body and swinging sideways like a door …   Wiktionary

  • Barn door tracker — A Barn Door Tracker, also known as a Haig or Scotch mount, is a device used to cancel out the diurnal motion of the Earth for observing, or for photography of, astronomical objects. It is a simple alternative to attaching a camera to a telescope… …   Wikipedia

  • Barn Door Hills — Infobox Mountain Name = Barn Door Hills Photo = Caption = Elevation = est. convert|560|ft|m|0|lk=on and est. convert|580|ft|m|0|lk=on Location = Granby, Connecticut Range = Metacomet Ridge Prominence = Coordinates =… …   Wikipedia

  • barn-door skate — noun : a large No. American skate (Raja laevis) growing four feet or more long * * * /bahrn dawr, dohr / an Atlantic skate, Raja laevis, that grows to a length of 4 ft. (1.2 m) or more. * * * barn door skate «BAHRN DR, DOHR», a large, flat fish… …   Useful english dictionary

  • barn-door skate — /bahrn dawr, dohr / an Atlantic skate, Raja laevis, that grows to a length of 4 ft. (1.2 m) or more. * * * …   Universalium

  • barn-door fowl — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun : barnyard fowl …   Useful english dictionary

  • close the barn door after the horse has escaped — close, etc. the barn door after the horse has eˈscaped idiom (NAmE) » ↑stable door Main entry: ↑barnidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • lock the barn door after the horse is stolen — To be careful or try to make something safe when it is too late. A proverb. * /After Mary failed the examination, she said she would study hard after that. She wanted to lock the barn door after the horse was stolen./ …   Dictionary of American idioms