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doorless combined form of door.
doorman one whose job is to tend the entrance of an apartment house, hotel, or other building, and to assist residents or guests.
doormat a mat placed in front of or inside a door, on which to remove dirt from shoes or feet. [2 definitions]
doornail a large-headed nail formerly used to stud doors.
doorplate a plate, usu. of metal, attached to or next to a door, bearing the room number, name of occupant, or the like.
doorpost either of the upright posts in a doorframe; doorjamb.
door prize a prize awarded to someone attending a public or social event, based on a lottery drawn from admission tickets or the like.
doorsill the sill of a doorway or entry; threshold.
doorstep a step or series of steps leading up to an outside door.
doorstop any of various devices, such as a weighted object, a wedge, or a rubber-tipped projection, used to control the position or movement of a door, as to prop it open at a certain width or prevent it from hitting an adjacent wall.
door-to-door conducted or visiting at each home in a given area, such as a political district or sales territory. [2 definitions]
doorway the way of entrance into a room or building.
dooryard a yard at the door of a house.
do over to do (something) again. [2 definitions]
doo-wop a singing style most popular in the 1950s, characterized by a lead singer performing with a chorus singing nonsense syllables, either with or without instrumental accompaniment.
dopa an amino acid that is converted to dopamine by an enzyme in the bloodstream, an isomer of which, L-dopa, is used to treat Parkinson's disease.
dopamine an intermediate product in the body's synthesis of many substances, such as melanin, and a neurotransmitter essential to normal nerve functioning.
dopaminergic releasing, activated by, or involving dopamine.
dopant a substance, such as phosphorus, that is added in small amounts to laser crystals and semiconductors to change their properties.
dope any of various thick liquids or pastes used in construction or manufacturing to lubricate parts, absorb liquid, or the like. [7 definitions]
doped-up heavily under the influence of drugs.