Trombe wall


: a masonry wall that is usually separated from the outdoors by a glass wall and is designed to absorb solar heat and release it into the interior of a building

Word History


Félix Trombe †1985 French designer

First Known Use

1978, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Trombe wall was in 1978

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“Trombe wall.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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