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bay window
/bˈeɪ wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a type of window that extends beyond the outer wall of a building
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lunette window
/lʌnˈɛt wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a small opening or lens in a door or wall that allows a person to see who is on the other side without fully opening the door
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clerestory window
/klˈɛɹɪstɚɹi wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a window set high in a wall, typically above eye level, allowing natural light to enter a space while providing privacy and maintaining wall space for artwork or structural elements
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compass window
/kˈʌmpəs wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a round or circular window divided into segments that resemble the markings on a compass, often found in Gothic architecture
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bow window
/bˈoʊ wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a curved or rounded window that protrudes from the wall of a building, typically forming a gentle curve or a polygonal shape
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fanlight
/fˈænlaɪt/
noun
a semicircular or fan-shaped window, usually located above a door or another window, designed to let in light and provide decorative detailing
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rose window
/ɹˈoʊz wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a large, circular stained glass window with intricate designs, typically found in Gothic architecture
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gable window
/ɡˈeɪbəl wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a window that is located within the gable end of a building, typically triangular in shape
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lancet window
/lˈænsɪt wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a tall, narrow window with a pointed arch at the top, resembling a lance or spear
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louvered window
/lˈuːvɚd wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a window consisting of multiple horizontal slats angled to allow ventilation while providing some degree of privacy
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oeil-de-boeuf
/ˈoʊɪldəbˈoʊʌf/
noun
a circular or oval window, typically with decorative elements, resembling the eye of a bull
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sash window
/sˈæʃ wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a window consisting of one or more movable panels (sashes) that can slide vertically or horizontally
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skylight
/ˈskaɪˌɫaɪt/
noun
a window installed on a roof or ceiling that allows natural light to enter a room from above
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oriel window
/ˈoːɹiːəl wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a projecting window that extends from the wall of a building, often supported by brackets or corbels
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awning window
/ˈɔːnɪŋ wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a type of window that is hinged at the top and opens outward from the bottom, allowing for ventilation while providing protection from rain or direct sunlight
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sliding window
/slˈaɪdɪŋ wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
window that features horizontal or vertical panels that slide horizontally or vertically to open and close
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transom window
/tɹˈænsəm wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a horizontal window located above a door or larger window to allow additional light and ventilation
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Palladian Window
/pælˈeɪdiən wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a large window divided into three parts: a central arched section flanked by two narrower rectangular sections, often topped with a semicircular or segmented pediment
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fixed window
/fˈɪkst wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a non-operable window that does not open or close
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ribbon window
/ɹˈɪbən wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a long, horizontal window that spans across a building's façade, typically consisting of multiple narrow window panels arranged side by side
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arched window
/ˈɑːɹtʃd wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a window with a curved or semi-circular top, often creating an elegant and distinctive architectural feature
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windowsill
/wˈɪndoʊsˌɪl/
noun
an outdoor or indoor shelf that is located under a window
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casement
/kˈeɪsmənt/
noun
a window that has hinges often on one side and opens like a door
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fenestra
/fˈɛnɛstɹə/
noun
an opening or window, typically in a wall or facade of a building
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hatch
/ˈhætʃ/
noun
an opening in a wall that separates a kitchen and other rooms, particularly dining room, that can be used to sell or serve food
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sash
/ˈsæʃ/
noun
a movable framework of panels that holds glass panes within a window frame
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windowpane
/ˈwɪndoʊˌpeɪn/
noun
a single piece of glass in a window
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window lintel
/wˈɪndoʊ lˈɪntəl/
noun
a horizontal structural element or beam that supports the load above a window opening
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window jamb
/wˈɪndoʊ dʒˈæm/
noun
the vertical sides or edges of a window frame where the sash or window panel is hinged or fixed
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window louver
/wˈɪndoʊ lˈuːvɚ/
noun
a window component that consists of a series of horizontal slats or blades, typically made of wood, glass, or metal, arranged in a tilted or angled position to allow for ventilation and light control
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window panel
/wˈɪndoʊ pˈænəl/
noun
the flat or framed surface of a window that holds the glass or other transparent material and provides the main structure of the window
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window mullion
/wˈɪndoʊ mˈʌliən/
noun
a vertical or horizontal structural member within a window frame that separates individual panes of glass, providing structural support and dividing the window into smaller sections
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window stile
/wˈɪndoʊ stˈaɪl/
noun
the vertical frame component of a window, usually made of wood or metal, that forms the sides of the window opening and provides structural support
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window frame
/wˈɪndoʊ fɹˈeɪm/
noun
the structural framework surrounding a window that provides support and attachment points for window components
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window handle
/wˈɪndoʊ hˈændəl/
noun
a device used to open, close, or secure a window
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dormer window
/dˈoːɹmɚ wˈɪndoʊ/
noun
a window that is set vertically in a dormer, which is a structural element that protrudes from a sloping roof
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louver
/lˈuːvɚ/
noun
a slatted opening or a series of angled slats arranged in a frame, typically used for ventilation or as a decorative element in windows, doors, or walls
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fenestella
/fˌɛnɪstˈɛlə/
noun
a small window or an opening in a wall, often found in ancient Roman architecture or classical styles
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