louver definition

  • noun:
    • A framed orifice, like in a wall, door, or window, fitted with fixed or movable horizontal slats for admitting environment and light and getting rid of rainfall.
    • among the slats utilized in these types of an opening.
    • One of the narrow open positions formed by these types of slats.
    • A slatted, ventilating opening, as in the hood of an automobile.
    • A lantern-shaped cupola on the top of a medieval building for admitting environment and supplying for escape of smoke.
    • A slatted opening in a wall, door or window.
    • some of a few slim spaces framed at their extended edges with slanting, overlapping fins or slats, flexible for admitting light and environment while shutting completely rainfall.
    • A fin or slat framing these types of an opening.
    • A ventilating turret or lantern, as on the top of a medieval building.
    • Any of something of slits, as in the bonnet of a vehicle, for ventilation.
    • A small lantern. See lantern, 2 (a).
    • Same as louver panels, under.
    • some slats resembling louver boards, organized in a vertical row and attached at each and every slat end to a frame inserted in or part of a door or window; the slats are manufactured from lumber, synthetic, or material, as well as the perspective of desire of this slats are flexible simultaneously, to allow more or less light or air into the enclosure.
    • to provide with louvers.
    • a type of lantern or turret rising through the roof of a hall or any other apartment in medieval domestic edifices, initially available on edges.
    • A chimney-flue.
    • In architecture, a lengthy window-like opening sealed with broad slats sloping downward and outward. See abat-vent.
    • The aperture in a dove-cote where the bird enters; also, the dove-cote it self.
    • one of a set of synchronous slats in a door or window to acknowledge environment and reject rain

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