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1. An overhead window, as in a roof, admitting daylight.
2. Light from the sky.
3. A hole in the congealed surface of a lava flow, through which flowing lava can be seen.


(Building) a window placed in a roof or ceiling to admit daylight. Also called: fanlight



an opening in a roof or ceiling, fitted with glass, for admitting daylight.
sky′light`ed, sky′lit` (-ˌlɪt) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skylight - a window in a roof to admit daylightskylight - a window in a roof to admit daylight
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
كُوَّة السَّقف
tavan penceresiüst aydınlık


[ˈskaɪlaɪt] Ntragaluz m, claraboya f


[ˈskaɪlaɪt] npuits m de lumière


[ˈskaɪˌlaɪt] nlucernario


(skai) plural skies (often with the) – noun
the part of space above the earth, in which the sun, moon etc can be seen; the heavens. The sky was blue and cloudless; We had grey skies and rain throughout our holiday; The skies were grey all week.
ˌsky-ˈblue adjective, noun
(of) the light blue colour of cloudless sky. She wore a sky-blue dress.
ˈsky-diving noun
the sport of jumping from aircraft and waiting for some time before opening one's parachute.
ˈsky-diver noun
ˌsky-ˈhigh adverb, adjective
very high. The car was blown sky-high by the explosion; sky-high prices.
ˈskyjack verb
to hijack a plane.
ˈskyjacker noun
ˈskylight noun
a window in a roof or ceiling. The attic had only a small skylight and was very dark.
ˈskyline noun
the outline of buildings, hills etc seen against the sky. the New York skyline; I could see something moving on the skyline.
ˈskyrocket verb
to rise sharply; to increase rapidly and suddenly. Housing prices have skyrocketed.
ˈskyrocket noun
a rocket firework that explodes in brilliant colourful sparks.
ˈskyscraper noun
a high building of very many storeys, especially in the United State.
the sky's the limit
there is no upper limit eg to the amount of money that may be spent. Choose any present you like – the sky's the limit!
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Sawtooth skylights were added to increase the amount of natural light in the space.
It will be designed with landscape systems furniture to take advantage of the existing sawtooth skylights and allow natural daylight to filter through the space, essentially bringing nature indoors.
All of the buildings feature high, wood bowtruss ceilings, sawtooth skylights, and industrial windows, features appealing to today's creative office users.