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moonroof

[moon-roof, -roo f] /ˈmunˌruf, -ˌrʊf/
noun, plural moonroofs.
1.
a transparent section of an automobile roof that can be propped open, removed entirely, or remain fixed within the roof.
Compare sunroof.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; moon + roof
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  • The cabin fan is powered by a pair of solar panels embedded in a moonroof.
Contemporary definitions for moonroof
noun

a permanent window on the roof of a vehicle

Word Origin

after sunroof, which can be opened

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