moonroof

[moon-roof, -roof]
noun, plural moonroofs.
a transparent section of an automobile roof that can be propped open, removed entirely, or remain fixed within the roof.
Compare sunroof.


Origin:
1965–70; moon + roof

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Main Entry:  moonroof
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a permanent window on the roof of a vehicle
Etymology:  after sunroof, which can be opened
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The cabin fan is powered by a pair of solar panels embedded in a moonroof.
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