skylight
noun Date: 1679 1. the diffused and reflected light of the sky 2. an opening in a house roof or ship's deck that is covered with translucent or transparent material and that is designed to admit light

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  • Skylight — may refer to:* Skylight (window) * Skylight (play), by David Hare * Skylight (band), a Punk rock band from Leicester, UK;See also * Diffuse sky radiation * Light pollution …   Wikipedia

  • Skylight — es una obra de teatro del británico Sir David Hare. Se inauguró en 1995 en el Royal National Theatre y un año después (1996) en el Wyndham s Theatre. Ese mismo año se estrenó también en Broadway. Todas los producciones fueron dirigidas por… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Skylight — Sky light , n. A window placed in the roof of a building, in the ceiling of a room, or in the deck of a ship, for the admission of light from above. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Skylight — (spr. Skeileiht, Gewölbefenster), Fenster[195] von starkem Glas, auf englischen u. nordamerikanischen Schiffen, vorn auf dem Verdecke, um die Kajüte zu erhellen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • skylight — 1670s, light from the sky, from SKY (Cf. sky) + LIGHT (Cf. light) (n.). Meaning small opening in a roof to admit light is recorded from 1680s …   Etymology dictionary

  • skylight — ► NOUN ▪ a window set in a roof or ceiling at the same angle …   English terms dictionary

  • skylight — [skī′līt΄] n. a window in a roof or ceiling …   English World dictionary

  • Skylight — Sky|light 〈[skaılaıt] n. 15; Seemannsspr.〉 Oberlicht, Luke auf Schiffen [engl.] * * * Sky|light [ ska̮ila̮it ], das; s, s [engl. skylight, zu: light = Licht] (Seemannsspr.): Oberlicht (auf Schiffen). * * * Skylight   [ skaɪlaɪt; englisch… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • skylight — /skuy luyt /, n. 1. an opening in a roof or ceiling, fitted with glass, for admitting daylight. 2. the frame set with glass fitted to such an opening. 3. Meteorol. the diffuse light from the sky, scattered by air molecules, as distinguished from… …   Universalium

  • skylight — UK [ˈskaɪˌlaɪt] / US noun [countable] Word forms skylight : singular skylight plural skylights a window in a roof or ceiling …   English dictionary

  • skylight — noun Skylight is used before these nouns: ↑window …   Collocations dictionary

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