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sunbreak

or sunbreaker

[suhn-breyk or suhn-brey-ker] /ˈsʌnˌbreɪk or ˈsʌnˌbreɪ kər/
noun
1.
a projection from the side of a building for intercepting part of the sunlight falling upon the adjacent surface.
Origin of sunbreak
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; sun + break
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  • While they were assembling the sunbreak, Haines and Boulton unloaded a portable antitank rocket launcher.

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