Definitions for jalousieˈdʒæl əˌsi
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louvered window, jalousie(noun)
a window with glass louvers
a shutter made of angled slats
A component in a ventilation system.
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
Origin: From zelotus, from zelus, from ζῆλος
a Venetian or slatted inside window blind
A jalousie window or louvre window is a window consisting 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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