Louvre

In architecture a louvre is a small lantern or a turret, placed on the roofs of ancient halls, kitchens, etc, to allow of the escape of smoke, or to promote ventilation. Originally they were entirely open at the sides, or closed only with narrow boards, placed horizontally and sloping, and at a little distance apart, so as to exclude rain and snow ...
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Louvre

[disambiguation] The name Louvre can refer to: named after it are the: ...
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Louvre

Opening in roof (sometimes topped with lantern) to allow smoke to escape from central hearth.
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Louvre

[n] - an art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris
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Louvre

opening in roof to allow smoke to escape from central hearth
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Louvre

French art gallery, former palace of the French kings, in Paris. It was converted to an art gallery in 1793 to house the royal collections. Two of its best-known exhibits are the sculpture Venus...
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Louvre

A movable vane for controlling an opening for the flow of cooling air.
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Louvre

noun an art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris
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Louvre

• (n.) A small lantern. See Lantern, 2 (a).
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louvre

screen made of translucent or opaque components and geometrically disposed to prevent lamps from being directly visible over a given angle
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Louvre

Louvre (lOO'vru) , foremost French museum of art, located in Paris. The building was a royal fortress and palace built by Philip II in the late 12th cent. In 1546 Pierre Lescot was commissioned by Francis I to erect a new building on the site of the Louvre. During his reign, several paintings by...
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Louvre

French art gallery, former palace of the French kings, in Paris. It was converted to an art gallery in 1793 to house the royal collections. Two of its best-known exhibits are Alexandros of Antioch's sculpture Venus de Milo and Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa. The gallery comprises seven sections: ...
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Louvre

The museum is housed in the Louvre Palace, originally built as a fortress in the late 12th century under Philip II. Remnants of the fortress are visible in the basement of the museum. The building was extended many times to form the present Louvre Palace. In 1682, Louis XIV chose the Palace of Versailles for his household, leaving the Louvre prima...
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Louvre

Opening in roof (sometimes topped with lantern) to allow smoke to escape from central hearth.
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Louvre

opening in roof to allow smoke to escape from central hearth
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louvre

sloping slat placed across an opening
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Louvre

Inclined boards, which admit light and air, but exclude the rain.
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