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mansard

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

Definición de mansard en inglés:

sustantivo

1 (also mansard roof) A roof which has four sloping sides, each of which becomes steeper halfway down.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Example sentences
  • Some workers had found her dead in her tiny mansard apartment.

Origen

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

Words that rhyme with mansard

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