clearstory definition

  • noun:
    • Variant of clerestory.
    • Alternative as a type of clerestory.
    • top of the story of this nave of a church, containing windows, and rising over the aisle roofs.
    • top of the story of a church, perforated by a selection of windows, which form the key way to obtain light for the central portions associated with the building.
    • The raised an element of the roofing of a railroad-car, which contains the ventilating windows.
    • part of an interior wall rising over the adjacent roof with house windows admitting light

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