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ˈdɔr mərdormer

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dormer, dormer window(noun)

    a gabled extension built out from a sloping roof to accommodate a vertical window


  1. dormer(Noun)

    a room-like, roofed projection from a sloping roof

  2. dormer(Noun)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Dormer(noun)

    alt. of Dormer window


  1. Dormer

    A dormer is a structural element of a building that protrudes from the plane of a sloping roof surface. Dormers are used, either in original construction or as later additions, to create usable space in the roof of a building by adding headroom and usually also by enabling addition of windows. Often conflated with the term "dormer", a dormer window is a window set into the dormer. Like skylights, dormer windows are a source of light and ventilation for top floors, but unlike skylights they also increase the amount of headroom in the room and allow for more usable space. A blind dormer or false dormer is a dormer that can only be seen from the outside of the house: it is roofed on the inside, and does not provide any extra space or light. These are often used to make the house appear more impressive. A dormer is often one of the primary elements of a loft conversion.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dormer in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dormer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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