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Synonyms for fanlight

a window above a door that is usually hinged to a horizontal crosspiece over the door

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a window in a roof to admit daylight


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a semicircular window over a door or window

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Aluminum glass, T30-RS with FSA, 2-leaf with fanlight (7 pcs)
It certainly makes a good first impression with its white painted facade and contrasting black steps leading up to a front door and fanlight framed by decorative brickwork.
An elegant portico entrance leads to double doors with a glazed fanlight over.
During the inter-war years the factory was moved to Armoury Close in Little Green Lane and was advertising itself as brass founders, fanlight openers and hinge manufacturers.
The main entrance is through the wide front door, topped by a leaded fanlight and framed by matching windows, to an entryway with an intricate herringbone pattern in the gleaming hardwood floor.
The property is said to date from around 1900 and boasts mullioned and lead light windows, high ceilings with cornicings, period doors, floors and fireplaces and an attractive stained glass fanlight in the reception hall.
The mellow saffron light of the fading September sun filtering through the grey skies came through the fanlight over the front door, bathing the hallway's panelling with a dull golden light.
The Family Meal (19 minutes) Mickey Freeman; Fanlight Productions, 2005; 1-800-937-4113; info@fanlight.
Its west side door was embellished with a fanlight and an inset dedicatory plaque.
The classic Tuscan-column framed, fanlight topped entrance door is actually a gateway to a passageway, shared with the house next door, and flanked by the private front doors to numbers 39 and 40.
High-class graduates in 2006 2006 sale - Wi Dud (25,000gns; Flying Childers S-Gr2), Bodes Galaxy (26,000gns; 2nd Richmond S-Gr2), Puggy (75,000gns; 3rd Rockfel S-Gr2), Fanlight Fanny (22,000gns; 2nd Roses S-L), Vale Of Belvoir (20,000gns; 2nd St Hugh's Stakes-L), Dubai Builder (24,000gns; 3rd Mill Reef S-Gr2); 2005 sale - Speciosa (30,000gns; 1,000 Guineas-Gr1), Balthazaar's Gift (20,000gns; 2nd Golden Jubilee S-Gr1), Kingsgate Prince (32,000gns; Spring Cup-L)
Firefighters found the man stood on a window sill with his head stuck in the partially-open living room fanlight window at Pugsley Drive, Bryncethin, Bridgend, at 4am.
Despite being out of fashion by Victorian standards, the original doorway with its elliptical fanlight and the Palladian window were not discarded, but rather re-installed as a side entry to provide access from the new stairhall to the carriageway (Fig 3).
The most common style is a stone surround that frames double doors of dark, lustrous wood with art glass insets and a fanlight above.