skylight

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noun sky·light \ˈskī-ˌlīt\

Definition of skylight

  1. 1 :  the diffused and reflected light of the sky

  2. 2 :  an opening in a house roof or ship's deck that is covered with translucent or transparent material and that is designed to admit light

1679

First Known Use of skylight

1679


SKYLIGHT Defined for English Language Learners

skylight

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noun sky·light \ˈskī-ˌlīt\

Definition of skylight for English Language Learners

  • : a window in the roof of a house or on a ship's deck


SKYLIGHT Defined for Kids

skylight

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noun sky·light \ˈskī-ˌlīt\

Definition of skylight for Students

  1. :  a window or group of windows in a roof or ceiling


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