Definition of fanlight in English:

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fanlight

Pronunciation: /ˈfanˌlīt/

noun

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A small semicircular or rectangular window over a door or another window.
Example sentences
  • The four corners of the facades are accented with tall wooden pilasters, and the two identical front doors with semicircular fanlights are framed by pilasters supporting molded cornices.
  • Manda could see a semicircular fanlight over the front door as the Michael steered the jeep toward the front of wrought iron gate.
  • The front door has a fanlight while the hall has an ornate centre rose and coving.

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Syllabification: fan·light

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