Definition of transom window in English:

transom window

Syllabification: tran·som win·dow


  • A window set above the transom of a door or larger window; a fanlight.
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    • 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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