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transom window

Syllabification: tran·som win·dow

Definition of transom window in English:

noun

A window set above the transom of a door or larger window; a fanlight.
Example sentences
  • The only embellishments are the narrow sidelights flanking the front door and the small transom window above it.
  • During the indicated time frame, he opened the middle transom window in his apartment, which was the window he normally used.
  • Flashes of light were coming through the transom window of an office down the hall.

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