Definitions for jalousieˈdʒæl əˌsi

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. louvered window, jalousie(noun)

    a window with glass louvers

  2. jalousie(noun)

    a shutter made of angled slats

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  1. Jalousie(n.)

    A window or door made of multiple glass or plastic slats, which can be opened or closed like a jalousie.

  2. Origin: [F. See Jealousy.]

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  1. jalousie(Noun)

    A component in a ventilation system.

  2. jalousie(Noun)

    Upward sloping window slats which form a blind or shutter, allowing light and air in but excluding rain and direct sun.

    u201CA small lofty room, with its window wide open, and the wooden jalousie-blinds closed, so that the dark night only showed in slight horizontal lines of black, alternating with their broad lines of stone colour.u201D uE000129535uE001 Dickens, Tale of Two Cities

  3. Origin: From zelotus, from zelus, from ζῆλος

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Jalousie(noun)

    a Venetian or slatted inside window blind

  2. Origin: [F. See Jealousy.]


  1. Jalousie window

    A jalousie window or louvre window is a window composed of parallel glass, acrylic, or wooden louvers set in a frame. The louvers are joined onto a track so that they may be tilted open and shut in unison to control airflow, usually by turning a crank.

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