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louvre

(US), louver
1. 
a. any of a set of horizontal parallel slats in a door or window, sloping outwards to throw off rain and admit air
b. the slats together with the frame supporting them
2. Architect a lantern or turret that allows smoke to escape

Louver

A window opening made up of overlapping boards, blades or slats, either fixed or adjustable, designed to allow ventilation in varying degrees without letting the sun or rain come in.

louver

[′lü·vər]
(building construction)
An opening in a wall or ceiling with slanted or sloping slats to allow sunlight and ventilation and exclude rain; may be fixed or adjustable, and may be at the opening of a ventilating duct. Also known as outlet ventilator.
(engineering)
Any arrangement of fixed or adjustable slatlike openings to provide ventilation.
(engineering acoustics)
An arrangement of concentric or parallel slats or equivalent grille members used to conceal and protect a loudspeaker while allowing sound waves to pass.

louver

Louis XVI style
1. An assembly of sloping, overlapping blades or slats; may be fixed or adjustable; designed to admit air and/or light in varying degrees and to exclude rain and snow; esp. used in doors, windows, and the intake and discharge of mechanical ventilation systems.
2. A dome or turret rising from the roof of the hall of a medieval English residence, originally open at the sides to

louver

A slotted opening in the structure that acts as an inlet of air. The amount of air may be controlled by opening or closing the openings in the louver.
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Design face velocities lower than 500 fpm, except for outdoor louvers, are indicated--300 fpm for a 10-year payback 400 fpm for a 5-year payback.
Some of the water bypassing the louver flows against the joint between the louver and the sleeve, and some flows into the sleeve.
Designed by MDIM Architects, the building features a series of vertical louvers that allow light and air to enter each home, while also providing shade throughout the day and privacy during the evenings.
The early days of the parabolic louver were the days of the magnetic ballast and T12 lamp, and comparisons could suggest that a three-tube 18-cell parabolic could replace a four-tube lensed troffer with equal illuminance.
The court noted that Glassalum sued only for the cost of correcting the defects in the louvers, and not for any injury or loss of use of property.
Then the louver radii are edge-sanded on Delle Vedove edge sanders.
Particularly in louvering," he adds, "you get those kinds of errors because of the constant rising and falling of the sheet, as well as the problem of bumping into protrusions from the lower die if the lower stripper plate on a louver is not properly adjusted.
When fans are off, the water falls straight down, causing heavy water flow on the louver face as shown in Figure 9 (Page 29).
The Louver House's location has attracted buyers looking to be minutes from Manhattan and closer to Williamsburg's waterfront and Bedford Avenue.
What's the deal with the louvers on the condenser air outlet on the 36,000 BTU horizontal environmental control unit (ECU), NGN 4120-01467-2638?
Each louver panel has a center made of 2- by 4-inch wire screen stapled to a frame of pressure-treated wood.
Homes at The Louver House feature high-end finishes with modern appliances and expansive walls of windows, washer/dryer hook-ups and hardwood floors throughout.