fenestration


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fen·es·tra·tion

 (fĕn′ĭ-strā′shən)
n.
1. The design and placement of windows in a building.
2. An opening in the surface of a structure, as in a membrane.
3. The surgical creation of an artificial opening in a bone, as in the inner ear so as to improve or restore hearing.

fenestration

(ˌfɛnɪˈstreɪʃən)
n
1. (Architecture) the arrangement and design of windows in a building
2. (Surgery) a surgical operation to restore hearing by making an artificial opening into the labyrinth of the ear

fen•es•tra•tion

(ˌfɛn əˈstreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the design and disposition of windows and other exterior openings of a building.
2.
a. an opening or perforation in an anatomical structure.
b. surgery to effect such an opening.
c. the creation of an artificial opening into the labyrinth of the ear to restore hearing loss from otosclerosis.
[1840–50]

fenestration

A surgical method of making a hole in or perforating something.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fenestration - the arrangement of windows in a building
placement, arrangement - the spatial property of the way in which something is placed; "the arrangement of the furniture"; "the placement of the chairs"
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
2.fenestration - surgical procedure that creates a new fenestra to the cochlea in order to restore hearing lost because of osteosclerosis
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
otology - the branch of medicine concerned with the ear
Translations

fenestration

[ˌfenɪsˈtreɪʃən] N (Tech) → ventanaje m

fenestration

n
(Archit) → Fensteranordnung f
(Med) → Fensterungsoperation f

fen·es·tra·tion

n. fenestración.
1. creación de una abertura en el laberinto del oído para restaurar la audición;
2. acto de perforar.
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Much of that conversation revolves around more efficient lamps, luminaires and controls in existing buildings, but presenters Pekka Hakkarainen of Lutron and Helen Sanders of Sage Electro-chromics will broaden the scope to include windows and daylighting in new construction during their seminar entitled, "Integrated Fenestration & Lighting Systems: How Technology & Building Codes Shape the Future" (Wednesday, April 24, 10:30 a.
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