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Definition 1: a small room large enough to admit entrance - [noun denoting artifact]

(walk-in is a kind of ...) an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling

"the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"

Definition 2: an assured victory (especially in an election) - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for walk-in in the sense of this definition

(walk-in is a kind of ...) a successful ending of a struggle or contest

"a narrow victory" "the general always gets credit for his army's victory" "clinched a victory" "convincing victory" "the agreement was a triumph for common sense"

Definition 3: an operative who initiates his own defection (usually to a hostile country) for political asylum - [noun denoting person]

(walk-in is a kind of ...) a person who abandons their duty (as on a military post)

(walk-in is a kind of ...) a person secretly employed in espionage for a government

Definition 4: person who walks in without having an appointment - [noun denoting person]

Samples where walk-in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the emergency room was overrun with walk-ins

(walk-in is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

Definition 5: (of e.g. closets or refrigerators) extending very far enough back to allow a person to enter - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where walk-in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a deep walk-in refrigerator
  • walk-in closets

(walk-in is similar to ...) having great spatial extension or penetration downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or laterally or outward from a center; sometimes used in combination

"a deep well" "a deep dive" "deep water" "a deep casserole" "a deep gash" "deep massage" "deep pressure receptors in muscles" "deep shelves" "a deep closet" "surrounded by a deep yard" "hit the ball to deep center field" "in deep space" "waist-deep"

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