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Trombe wall

[tromb, trawnb] /trɒmb, trɔ̃b/
noun
1.
a glass-fronted exterior masonry wall that absorbs solar heat for radiation into a building.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80; after Frenchman Félix Trombe, one of its developers
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