Definitions for skylightˈskaɪˌlaɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sky•lightˈskaɪˌlaɪt(n.)

  1. an opening in a roof or ceiling, fitted with glass, for admitting daylight.

    Category: Building Trades, Architecture

Origin of skylight:

1670–80

sky′light`ed-ˌlɪt(adj.)

sky′lit`-ˌlɪt(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. skylight, fanlight(noun)

    a window in a roof to admit daylight

Wiktionary

  1. skylight(Noun)

    A window, dome, or opening in the roof or ceiling, to admit natural light.

  2. skylight(Noun)

    Diffuse sky radiationsolar radiation reaching the earth's surface after having been scattered from the direct solar beam by molecules or suspensoids in the atmosphere

  3. Origin: From sky + light.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skylight(noun)

    a window placed in the roof of a building, in the ceiling of a room, or in the deck of a ship, for the admission of light from above

Freebase

  1. Skylight

    Skylight is a play by British dramatist David Hare. It opened at the Royal National Theatre, Cottesloe, directed by Richard Eyre, in 1995. The production then moved to the Wyndham's Theatre for a short run from 13 February 1996, after winning the Laurence Olivier Award for the 1995 season.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

skylight(noun)

a window in a roof or ceiling

The attic had only a small skylight and was very dark.

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