doorstop


doorstop

noun

  1. a device for holding a door open, as a wedge or small weight.
  2. Also called slamming stile, stop. (in a doorframe) a strip or projecting surface against which the door closes.
  3. a device for preventing a door from striking a wall or an object on a wall, as a small rubber-covered projection.

noun

  1. a heavy object, wedge, or other device which prevents an open door from moving
  2. a projecting piece of rubber, etc, fixed to the floor to stop a door from striking a wall
  3. informal a very thick book

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