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Syllabification: sun·room
Pronunciation: /ˈsənˌro͞om, -ˌro͝om

Definition of sunroom in English:


chiefly North American
A room with large windows and sometimes a glass roof, designed to allow in a lot of sunlight.
Example sentences
  • This material is also excellent for use on low-pitched roofs in areas such as porches, sunrooms and shed dormers, and as additional protection in valleys and other particularly vulnerable areas.
  • Given Sydney's mild climate, these sunrooms can operate comfortably for up to 60 percent of the year.
  • I intend to rebuild the sunroom in the future to improve its already considerable aesthetic and thermal qualities.

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