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Synonyms for doorknob

a knob used to release the catch when opening a door (often called 'doorhandle' in Great Britain)

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But the doorknobs, significant as they are, are just a small part of this remarkable woman's legacy.
Finishings such as brass doorknobs will of course be a feature which may help persuade the buyer to commit to a purchase and to find these having been removed on completion is not only disappointing but a breach of the agreed terms.
I removed all the existing indoor doorknobs and hinges, lightly sanded them and then shot them with primer, and then coated them with Rust-Oleum's Universal Hammered Spray Paint.
I've wanted to play with doorknobs for a long time," says Matthew Levesque.
SpectraSan 24 is a disinfectant product that can be used to prevent the spread of viruses and infections on hard, nonporous surfaces such as medical equipment, tables, handles, and doorknobs.
It has been tested and proven to safely sanitize cell phones, telephone receivers, toilet seats and handles, computer mouse devices and keyboards, doorknobs, and other commonly contaminated surfaces.
Others include doorknobs, refrigerator door handles, and bathroom taps.
In a separate incident, businesses in the square came to work to find at least 10 brass doorknobs had gone missing.
The second part of the 'committed to green' campaign aims to involve the hotel guests in saving energy and reducing waste, whereby visitors who wish to take part can simply hang the C[pounds sterling]Committed to Green leafletC[yen] on the doorknobs.
cheap wool gloves, rubber boots, golden doorknobs and going with hands
The coating can be sprayed or brushed onto doorknobs and surfaces to fight the spread of influenza.
Michels suggests that copper, brass or bronze doorknobs and handles, push plates, countertops, sinks and other frequently touched hardware may help cut down on cross-contamination and the spread of infection.
But the doorknobs and walls of hospitals, for example, are continuously prone to contamination by some of the nastiest microbes around.
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The flu virus can live up to 24 to 48 hours on hard surfaces like counter tops and doorknobs.