Air Lock


  • A small room in a home with two doors, one door leads to the outside or garage and one leads into the rest of the house. Some air locks many contain a closet, washer/dryer or storage shelving.

vestibule, passageway, mud room


Alternate Spellings
Airlock, Mud Room, Landing

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Bonus Room (bns rm) Abbreviation,
    • A large multi-purpose room found in newer or larger homes.
  • Den Definition,
    • An additional small room within a home often used as an office.
  • En Suite Definition,
    • An en suite is a bathroom that is entered directly from ones.
  • Flex Room Definition,
    • A room within a home that can change usage to meet need.
  • Florida Room Definition,
    • An enclosed porch built on the back or side of a house, sometimes air-conditioned.
  • Half-bath (½ ba, ½ bth, hbh, ½ bath) Abbreviation,
    • A bathroom with a toilet and a sink.
    • A room that contains a toilet and sink, but no tub or shower.
    • A bathroom with a toilet, a sink, and a bathtub or shower (usually a shower rather than a tub).
  • Jack and Jill Bathroom Definition,
    • A bathroom shared by two bedrooms.
  • Study Definition,
    • A room used for reading or work
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