|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.|
|Noun||1.||doorstop - a stop that keeps open doors from moving|
|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
Compare boat anchor.