Compartir esta entrada

mansard Saltos de línea: man|sard
Pronunciación: /ˈmansɑːd/
/ˈmansəd/

Definición de mansard en inglés:

sustantivo

1 (also mansard roof) A roof which has four sloping sides, each of which becomes steeper halfway down.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • 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).

Palabras que riman con mansard

Hansard

Definición de mansard en:

Compartir esta entrada

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium