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fan window

noun, Architecture
a window having a fanlike form with radiating sash bars, used especially as a fanlight.
Origin of fan window
1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The gable of the portico roof contains a semi-circular fan window.
  • Special attention was given to the entrance way which often included a fan window and flanking side windows.

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