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= Door =
 
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A '''door''' is a moveable barrier used to cover an opening. Doors are used widely and are found in walls or partitions of a building or space, furniture such as cupboards, cages, vehicles, and containers.
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A '''door''' is a movable barrier used to cover an opening. Doors are used widely and are found in walls or partitions of a building or space, furniture such as cupboards, cages, vehicles, and containers. A door can be opened to give access and closed to prevent access using a combination of [[Bolt|bolts]], latches, and [[locks]].
  
A door can be opened to give access and closed more or less securely using a combination of latches and locks.
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In the context of phsyical security, doors are a key point of attack for buildings, rooms, and secure containers, such as [[Safe|safes]]. Doors are commonly compromised with [[destructive entry]] or [[bypass]], and the locks used on the doors themselves are subject to various forms of [[Lock#Compromise_of_Locks|compromise]].
 
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Doors are nearly universal in buildings of all kinds, allowing passage between the inside and outside, and between internal rooms. When open, they admit ventilation and light. The door is used to control the physical atmosphere within a space by enclosing it, excluding air drafts, so that interiors may be more effectively heated or cooled. Doors are significant in preventing the spread of fire] They act as a barrier to noise.
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They are also used to screen areas of a building for aesthetic purposes, keeping formal and utility areas separate. Doors also have an aesthetic role in creating an impression of what lies beyond. Doors are often symbolically endowed with ritual purposes, and the guarding or receiving of the keys to a door, or being granted access to a door can have special significance. Similarly, doors and doorways frequently appear in metaphorical or allegorical situations, literature and the arts, often as a portent of change. 
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== Compromise of Doors ==
  
 
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== See also ==
 
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Latest revision as of 12:45, 8 February 2012

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A door is a movable barrier used to cover an opening. Doors are used widely and are found in walls or partitions of a building or space, furniture such as cupboards, cages, vehicles, and containers. A door can be opened to give access and closed to prevent access using a combination of bolts, latches, and locks.

In the context of phsyical security, doors are a key point of attack for buildings, rooms, and secure containers, such as safes. Doors are commonly compromised with destructive entry or bypass, and the locks used on the doors themselves are subject to various forms of compromise.

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