door check

n. hydraulic or pneumatic device which slows down the closing of a door and prevents it from slamming

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • door check strap — A leather strap near the hinge which prevents the door from opening too far …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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  • check — [1] An inspection to determine if everything is functional. [2] A slight slash or marking which may appear in a tire or upholstery. Also see checking compression check door check arm door check strap optical check …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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