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ABAT-JOUR [1 record]

Record 1 2011-05-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Lighting (Construction)
  • Doors, Windows and Openings (Building Elements)
DEF

A beveled aperture in a wall or a roof which admits light from above.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éclairage (Construction)
  • Ouvertures (Éléments du bâtiment)
DEF

Fenêtre dont l'appui est incliné à l'intérieur d'une pièce pour assurer l'éclairage du haut vers le bas et éviter l'éclairage direct des parties hautes.

OBS

Une baie est dite en abat-jour lorsque ses ébrasements sont évasés et inclinés pour faciliter l'éclairement vers le bas.

OBS

Pluriel : abat-jour.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Iluminación (Construcción)
  • Puertas, ventanas y aberturas (Elementos de edificios)
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