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Webster 1913 Edition


Skylight

Sky′lightˊ

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Noun.
A window placed in the roof of a building, in the ceiling of a room, or in the deck of a ship, for the admission of light from above.

Definition 2022


skylight

skylight

English

Noun

skylight (plural skylights)

  1. A window, dome, or opening in the roof or ceiling, to admit natural light.
  2. Diffuse sky radiationsolar radiation reaching the earth's surface after having been scattered from the direct solar beam by molecules or suspensoids in the atmosphere.
  3. A hole in the upper part of a lava tube, yielding a view of the lava within.
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