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1. a semicircular window over a door or window, often having sash bars like the ribs of a fan
2. a small rectangular window over a door
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A segmented semicircular window over a door or window.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. A semicircular or semielliptical window over the opening of a door; commonly with radiating rods or bars suggestive of an open fan.
2. Any window occupying a similar position.
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