Definition of brise-soleil in English:

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brise-soleil

Pronunciation: /ˌbrēzsōˈlā/

noun

A device, such as a perforated screen or louvers, for shutting out direct or excessive sunlight.

Origin

French, literally 'sun-breaker'.

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Syllabification: brise-so·leil

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