Definition of Clerestory. Meaning of Clerestory. Synonyms of Clerestory

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Definition of Clerestory

Clerestory
Clearstory Clear"sto`ry, Clerestory Clere"sto`ry, n. (Arch.) The upper story of the nave of a church, containing windows, and rising above the aisle roofs.
Clerestory
Clerestory Clere"sto`ry (kl[=e]r"st[=o]`r[y^]), n. Same as Clearstory.

Meaning of Clerestory from wikipedia

- Look up clerestory in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. In architecture, a clerestory (/ˈklɪərstɔːri/ KLEER-stor-ee; lit. 'clear storey', also clearstory...
- windows, transom windows, sidelight windows, jalousie or louvered windows, clerestory windows, lancet windows, skylights, roof windows, roof lanterns, bay windows...
- (middle) and clerestory (top) Notre-Dame de Paris nave (rebuilt 1180–1220) Three-part elevation of Chartres Cathedral, with larger clerestory windows Nave...
- it may occur at the level of the clerestory windows, or it may be located as a separate level below the clerestory. Masonry triforia are generally vaulted...
- longer arches of finer design, which run from the outer surface of the clerestory wall, over the roof of the side aisles (hence the visibility from the...
- facing toward the sun, clerestories and other windows may admit unacceptable glare. In the case of a p****ive solar house, clerestories may provide a direct...
- 1+1⁄2-story, frame house. It has an English ba****t, gable roof, and features clerestory dormer windows. In 1848, a 13 feet by 30 feet addition was added to the...
- typically of two stages, with a third stage of window openings known as the clerestory rising above them. Arcading on a large scale generally fulfils a structural...
- bay, the clerestory windows are each made up of a pair of lancets with a plate-traceried rose window above. The nave and transept clerestory windows mainly...
- include development of the rose window; more windows in the upper-level clerestory; the reduction of the importance of the transept; and larger openings...