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sunbreak

[ suhn-breyk ]
/ ˈsʌnˌbreɪk /
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noun
a projection from the side of a building for intercepting part of the sunlight falling upon the adjacent surface.
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Also sun·break·er [suhn-brey-ker] /ˈsʌnˌbreɪ kər/ .

Origin of sunbreak

First recorded in 1820–30; sun + break
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How to use sunbreak in a sentence

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

    The Secret of the Ninth Planet|Donald Allen Wollheim
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