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lou·ver

also lou·vre  (lo͞o′vər)
n.
1.
a. A framed opening, as in a wall, door, or window, fitted with fixed or movable horizontal slats for admitting air or light and often for shedding rain.
b. One of the slats used in such an opening.
c. One of the narrow openings formed by such slats.
2. A slatted, ventilating opening, as on the hood of a motor vehicle.
3. A lantern-shaped cupola on the roof of a medieval building for admitting air and providing for the escape of smoke.

[Middle English lover, skylight, chimney, from Old French, from Middle Dutch love, gallery, from Middle High German lauble.]

lou′vered adj.

louvre

(ˈluːvə) or

louver

n
1. (Architecture)
a. any of a set of horizontal parallel slats in a door or window, sloping outwards to throw off rain and admit air
b. Also called: louvre boards the slats together with the frame supporting them
2. (Architecture) architect a lantern or turret that allows smoke to escape
[C14: from Old French lovier, of obscure origin]

Louvre

(French luvrə)
n
(Placename) the national museum and art gallery of France, in Paris: formerly a royal palace, begun in 1546; used for its present purpose since 1793
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.louvre - an art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in ParisLouvre - an art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris
capital of France, City of Light, French capital, Paris - the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce
2.louvre - one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rainlouvre - one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain
jalousie - a shutter made of angled slats
slat, spline - a thin strip (wood or metal)
Translations

louvre

louver (US) [ˈluːvəʳ] N (Archit) → lumbrera f; (= blind) → persiana f

louvre

[ˈluːvər] (British) louver (US) adj [door, window] → à claire-voie

louvre

, (US) louver
nJalousie f; louvre doorLamellentür f

louvre

louver (Am) [ˈluːvəʳ] adj (door, window) → con apertura a gelosia
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