fan window


nounArchitecture.
  1. a window having a fanlike form with radiating sash bars, used especially as a fanlight.

Origin of fan window

1
First recorded in 1870–75

Words Nearby fan window

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How to use fan window in a sentence

  • This feature is a round "fan window" framed by a circle of bricks in the center of the gable end of the building's front wall.

    The Fairfax County Courthouse | Ross D. Netherton