Complete Definition of "louver"

English
Alternative spellings
louvre (mainly UK)

Pronunciation
(UK): AHD|loÍoʹvÉ, IPA|/ËluËvÉ/, SAMPA|/"lu:[email protected]/
(US): AHD|loÍoʹvÉr, IPA|/ËluËvÉ/, SAMPA|/"lu:[email protected]`/

Noun
en-noun

  1. A slatted opening in a wall, door or window.
  2. Any of a series of narrow openings framed at their longer edges with slanting, overlapping fins or slats, adjustable for admitting light and air while shutting out rain.
  3. A fin or slat framing such an opening.
  4. A ventilating turret or lantern, as on the roof of a medieval building.
  5. Any of a system of slits, as in the hood of an automobile, for ventilation.

Derived terms
louvered, louvred

Translations

Chinese: 天çª
Dutch: luifel m
French: auvent m
German: Luftschlitz m
Italian: feritoia f
mid
Japanese: ã«ã¼ãã¼
Korean: 미ëì°½
Portuguese: grelha f
Russian: жалÑзиий n
Spanish: lumbrera f

See also
jalousie

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