sunroof
noun Date: 1952 a panel in an automobile roof that can be opened

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sunroof — of a car, 1966, from SUN (Cf. sun) + ROOF (Cf. roof) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sunroof — ► NOUN ▪ a panel in the roof of a car that can be opened for extra ventilation …   English terms dictionary

  • sunroof — [sun′ro͞of΄, sun′roof΄] n. an often transparent panel, movable or removable, built into the roof of an automotive vehicle to provide light, fresh air, etc.: also sun roof …   English World dictionary

  • Sunroof — A sliding glass sunroof on an Acura Integra An automotive sunroof is a fixed or operable (venting or sliding) opening in an automobile roof which allows light and/or fresh air to enter the passenger compartment. Sunroofs may be manually operated… …   Wikipedia

  • sunroof — UK [ˈsʌnˌruːf] / US [ˈsʌnˌruf] noun [countable] Word forms sunroof : singular sunroof plural sunroofs 1) a part of a roof of a car that can be opened 2) a flat roof on a building where you can sit to enjoy the sun …   English dictionary

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  • sunroof — noun /ˈsʌnˌɹuːf/ A fixed or operable opening in a vehicle roof (car or truck) which allows fresh air and/or light to enter the passenger compartment. A sunroof may include a transparent or opaque panel and may be manually operated or power driven …   Wiktionary

  • sunroof — [[t]sʌ̱nruːf[/t]] sunroofs N COUNT A sunroof is a panel in the roof of a car that opens to let sunshine and air enter the car …   English dictionary

  • sunroof — (sr) A panel (often translucent) in the roof of a car which may be tilted or slid open, either manually or electrically to provide extra light and/or ventilation. Also see tilt/slide sunroof …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • sunroof — noun an automobile roof having a sliding or raisable panel sunshine roof is a British term for sunroof • Syn: ↑sunshine roof • Hypernyms: ↑roof • Part Holonyms: ↑car, ↑auto, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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