sun·roof | \ ˈsən-ˌrüf , -ˌru̇f \

Definition of sunroof 

: a panel in an automobile roof that can be opened

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Also available is the Gesture Controlled Blind for the panoramic sunroof. star-telegram, "Jaguar introduces the XF Sportbrakefor 2018, bringing a wagon to the U.S.," 17 June 2018 The suspect vehicle may be a Toyota Camry with a sunroof. Dana Burke, Houston Chronicle, "Video: Baytown police searching for burglary, auto theft suspects," 27 June 2018 Michael Morris of Orlando spotted through his sunroof a temporary light pole toppling toward him. Kevin Spear,, "I-4 construction nightmares: Drivers seeking payment for car damage face daunting odds," 13 July 2018 Options: Include adaptive cruise control, automatic braking, surround vision and a panoramic sunroof. Al Haas,, "Refreshed for 2019, Buick Envision is roomy, comfortable, and quiet," 12 July 2018 For reasons largely unknown, the birds frequently attack cars and rip off parts of windshield wipers, sunroof seals, and rubber or vinyl parts. Jordyn Hermani, Indianapolis Star, "Black vultures are eating cows alive. But it's difficult to legally kill the birds.," 13 July 2018 This combination provides a sunroof and automatic emergency braking with pedestrian detection. Tom Voelk, New York Times, "26 Vehicles Played in the Mud. Here’s the Dirt.," 12 July 2018 Other than that, the only thing that really bothered me was the translucent shade for the panoramic sunroof that lets in too much light, while my passengers complained that the rear seat air conditioning vents weren’t powerful enough. Gary Gastelu, Fox News, "The 2018 Buick Regal TourX is the American station wagon's last stand...sort of," 22 June 2018 Other features included leather upholstery with Nubuck inserts, Harman Kardon audio, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, panoramic sunroof and more. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, "2019 Volvo XC40 SUV has wireless phone charging, carryout bag hook," 23 May 2018

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First Known Use of sunroof

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sunroof was in 1928

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English Language Learners Definition of sunroof

: a part of the roof of a car or truck that can be opened to let air and light in

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