Definition of venetian blind in English:

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venetian blind


A window blind consisting of horizontal slats that can be pivoted to control the amount of light that passes through it.
Example sentences
  • Heavy, lined curtains or even just venetian blinds can help insulate windows while you're saving up for the double-pane models.
  • Back then, he sold custom picture framing, table pads, venetian blinds, window shades and did glass installations.
  • In fact, instead of conventional wings, Smith went for 120 slats like a venetian blind.

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Syllabification: ve·ne·tian blind

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