Definición de mansard en inglés:


Saltos de línea: man|sard
Pronunciación: /ˈmansɑːd
, -səd/


  • 1 (also mansard roof) A roof which has four sloping sides, each of which becomes steeper halfway down.
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    • On the ground floor of the entrance facade, a shallow porch with four columns links the two bay windows, and a steep mansard roof with dormer windows is crowned by a grand octagonal cupola.
    • These include the mansard roof, cornicing and wrought ironwork to the 1853 facade.
    • In 1917 a later owner added a Chinese Chippendale porch with a Shanghai mansard roof.
  • 1.1British another term for gambrel.
  • 1.2A storey or apartment under a mansard roof.
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    • Some workers had found her dead in her tiny mansard apartment.


mid 18th century: from French mansarde, named after F. Mansart (see Mansart, François).

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