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also lou·vre  (lo͞o′vər)
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.louvered - supplied with louvers for ventilation; "a louvered door"
ventilated - exposed to air; "a well ventilated room"
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Colonial elements such as white louvered shutters, panelled walls, French windows, tropical Bird of Paradise palms aim to bring warmth and character to the space.
The vehicle features the company's signature Thor's Hammer headlamps with a horizontal louvered grille, a clamshell bonnet, D-Pillars that carry a floating roof design, black cladding around the wheel arches, side skirts and front and rear bumpers.
The reception hall has a louvered door to fitted cupboards, understair storage, stairs to the first floor with contemporary spindle balustrade, and louvered double doors to the open plan living space.
The first bedroom has doubled glaze doors and Juliet-style balcony, folding louvered double doors to a fitted wardrobe, picture shelf, storage cupboard, and hand basin set into vanity unit with cabinets below.
The bins are manufactured of injection molded, durable plastic and feature front, back and side grips as well as a built-in rear hanger for suspension from louvered panels.
based chain plans a supermarket with a metal and glass facade with louvered accents and rooftop parking, at a prime location, the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Gardner Street.
It also features a convection system that harnesses louvered side panels to assure enhanced uniform heat distribution throughout the large oven space.
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Designed for harsh environments, the heavy-duty louvered fan guards are available for use with the 80, 92, 120, 172, 225, 254, and 280 mm fans or individually depending on the application.
Hangable from louvered panels on each of its four sides, a new universal hanging bin adapts to changing storage needs.
Daylight filters through 13-ft high timber louvered windows.