venetian blind

noun ve·ne·tian blind \ və-ˈnē-shən- \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of venetian blind

: a blind (as for a window) having numerous horizontal slats that may be set simultaneously at any of several angles so as to vary the amount of light admitted

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First Known Use of venetian blind

1770


VENETIAN BLIND Defined for English Language Learners

venetian blind

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Definition of venetian blind for English Language Learners

  • : a covering for a window made of strips of wood, plastic, or metal that can be turned to block out or let in light


VENETIAN BLIND Defined for Kids

venetian blind

noun ve·ne·tian blind \ və-ˈnē-shən- \

Definition of venetian blind for Students

: a blind having thin horizontal slats that can be adjusted to keep out light or to let light come in between them


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