jalousie definition

  • noun:
    • A blind or shutter having adjustable horizontal slats for controlling the passing of environment and light.
    • A component in a ventilation system.
    • Upward sloping window slats which form a blind or shutter, allowing light and atmosphere in but excluding rainfall and direct sunlight.
    • A Venetian or slatted inside screen blind.
    • A window or door made from several cup or synthetic slats, which may be established or closed like a jalousie{1}.
    • An obsolete form of envy.
    • A blind or shutter made out of slats, which are typically set at an angle so as to exclude the sun and rain while allowing the atmosphere to enter.
    • plural your whole surface or inclosure of a gallery, veranda, or perhaps the like, created of a few slatted structures (see def. 1), which some might fixed plus some may open up on hinges.
    • a window with cup louvers
    • a shutter manufactured from angled slats

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