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Meaning of LOUVER

Pronunciation:  'loovur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain
 

LOUVER is a 6 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: fin, louvre
 
 See Also: jalousie, slat, spline

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lou"ver\, Louvre \Lou"vre\, n. [OE. lover, OF. lover,
lovier; or l'ouvert the opening, fr. overt, ouvert, p. p. of
ovrir, ouvrir, to open, F. ouvrir. Cf. {Overt}.] (Arch.)
A small lantern. See {Lantern}, 2
(a) . [Written also {lover}, {loover}, {lovery}, and
    {luffer}.]



{Louver} {boards or boarding}, the sloping boards set to shed
   rainwater outward in openings which are to be left
   otherwise unfilled; as belfry windows, the openings of a
   louver, etc.

{Louver work}, slatted work.



 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: air duct, air hole, air passage, air shaft, air tube, airway, blowhole, breathing hole, louverwork, naris, nostril, shaft, spilehole, spiracle, touchhole, transom, vent, ventage, venthole, ventiduct, ventilating shaft, ventilator, wind tunnel
 

 

 

 

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