What does skylight mean?

Definitions for skylightˈskaɪˌlaɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word skylight.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. skylight, fanlight(noun)

    a window in a roof to admit daylight


  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


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of skylight in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of skylight in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steven Wright, Standup Comedy Routine:

    I installed a skylight in my apartment. The people who live above me are furious!

  2. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    There are one-story intellects, two-story intellects, and three-story intellects with skylights. All fact collectors with no aim beyond their facts are one-story men. Two-story men compare reason and generalize, using labors of the fact collectors as well as their own. Three-story men idealize, imagine, and predict. Their best illuminations come from above through the skylight.

Images & Illustrations of skylight

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