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Synonyms for transom

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

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a horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it


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The lights are designed to be submerged at all times, so you want to make sure they're installed below the waterline on your boat's transom. I mounted the lights 2 inches below the waterline, centered between the outdrive and the hull extensions on each side.
AWSCO Architectural Millwork products introduces an all new Line of Grand Entrances transoms and side-lites.
With that done, you can cut out the second side and the transoms, and also draw and cut out the midship bulkhead.
The circa 1885 Queen Anne Victorian homes, which are the signature of the Garden Street block, feature mansard roofs with decorative half timbered gables, cutaway bay windows, shingled second stories, and entry porches with extensive millwork, beveled glass door lites and stained glass transoms. The architect for the project is Liscum, McCormack and VanVoorhis.
They can also be used to create desks and nursing station counters, along with serving as transoms to allow extra light to flow into resident rooms.
Both wails have fixed glazing with custom built mullions and transoms. Horizontal and vertical loads are transmitted through their intersections to V-shaped arms and steel supports built behind the glass walls.
A ribbon of windows with transoms above draws sunshine into the living room.