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or sun·break·er

[suhn-breyk or suhn-brey-ker]
  1. a projection from the side of a building for intercepting part of the sunlight falling upon the adjacent surface.
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Origin of sunbreak

First recorded in 1820–30; sun + break
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • While they were assembling the sunbreak, Haines and Boulton unloaded a portable antitank rocket launcher.

    The Secret of the Ninth Planet

    Donald Allen Wollheim