transom window

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Noun1.Transom window - a window above a door that is usually hinged to a horizontal crosspiece over the doortransom window - a window above a door that is usually hinged to a horizontal crosspiece over the door
window - a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
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Approximately 190 m 2 aluminum mullion + transom window facade with 17 elements.
Transom window is fixed either abovean exterior door or an interior door and rotates on hinges, providing ventilation before forced air heating and cooling.
And apparently, in the days before litter boxes, a transom window near ground level in the guardroom was left ajar so that the cat could come and go from Philosopher's Walk.
Intended to be mounted above eye level, Aera is suggestive of the sky as viewed through a transom window, clerestory or glass block.
Paul Michael Griffiths got into the ground-floor flat on Gough Close, Middlesbrough, by smashing a transom window.
A burglar stole a laptop and mobile phone after getting in to a house through an unlocked large Transom window.
Mark Klose: "Behind you on the back wall was the window, like a transom window that leaned in.
To increase the brightness of the room, there is a transom window above the door, as well as a south-facing window that picks up ocean breezes (unfortunately, this is the one that overlooks a '60s stucco apartment building).
The only clue was an open transom window in the steam ship's stern saloon.
It is an elegant house to look at with its mellow brick facade, multi-pane windows and Doric columned portico porch over a stained glass and timber panelled door with transom window above.
NEWSOME: February 3: Burglars used garden chair to climb up and force open transom window.