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doorstop

door´stop`
n.1.(Carp.) The block or strip of wood or similar material which stops, at the right place, the shutting of a door; any object used to stop open doors from moving.
Noun1.doorstop - a stop that keeps open doors from moving
Synonyms: doorstopper
doorstop - Used to describe equipment that is non-functional and halfway expected to remain so, especially obsolete equipment kept around for political reasons or ostensibly as a backup. "When we get another Wyse-50 in here, that ADM 3 will turn into a doorstop."

Compare boat anchor.
arrest, bearing rein, bit, brake, chain, check, checkrein, chock, clog, countercheck, curb, curb bit, damper, drag, drag sail, drift anchor, drift sail, drogue, fetter, holdback, martingale, pelham, remora, scotch, sea anchor, shackle, snaffle, spoke, stay, stop, trammel
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Doorkeeper
doorknob
doorknocker
Doorless
doorlock
doorman
doormat
Doornail
Doorplane
doorplate
Doorpost
DOORS
Doorsill
Doorstead
Doorstep
Doorstone
-- doorstop --
doorstopper
Doorway
Dooryard
Dop
dopa
dopamine
Dopant
Dopastat
Dope
dope off
dope sheet
dope up
Dope-book
doped
Dopey
Doppelganger
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