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transom window

1. A transom light; may be operable.
2. Any window operated by a transom lift.
3. Any window divided by a transom bar.
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Unsuccessful attempt made to get in by trying to prise open transom window in restaurant area.
Heated only by the sun, the solarium and connected office are isolated from the rest of the house by French doors and a triangular transom window. On chilly days, owners Karen and Tom Schratter of Half Moon Bay, California, open the doors and a section of window to let in the solarium's warmed air.
Large front UPVC transom window forced and intruder climbed through into living room and stole electrical goods and wallet.
Bars on insecure transom window removed and thief forced open three gaming machines and stole cash.
Grilled transom windows are made fully out of wood, providing cool air through the second floor interiors.
The project would include renovations to uncover and restore the original transom windows, and removal and replacement of storefront windows to bring the building up to date and restore its historic character.
The first year that Bob Webb Homes used transom windows in the showcase house the company built for a home tour, visitors described the house as bright, warm and inviting.