Definition of Louvres
1. Noun. (plural of louvre) ¹
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Definition of Louvres
1. louvre [n] - See also: louvre
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Literary usage of Louvres
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Structural Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of by Milo Smith Ketchum (1914)
"louvres. louvres are estimated in square feet = 2h X length. To get weight multiply area by (1.7 X weight per sq. ft. of flat of material used). Ridge Roll. ..."
2. Structural Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of by Milo Smith Ketchum (1918)
"20 22 Weight per Square Feet. 2.7 Ib. The weight is obtained from Fig. 20, as follows: FIG. 20. louvres. louvres are estimated in ..."
3. Dwelling Houses: Their Sanitary Construction and Arrangements by William Henry Corfield (1885)
"Glass louvres fixed in a metal framework may also be used, ... The louvres can be opened and shut by means of a string, and they are so fixed that it is ..."
4. A Treatise on the Design and Construction of Mill Buildings and Other by Henry Grattan Tyrrell (1911)
"louvres. louvres are bent sheets of metal fastened into frames, ... louvres are best suited to buildings such as rolling mills, forge shops, ..."
5. Letters of Colonel Sir Augustus Simon Frazer, K. C. B. Commanding the Royal by Augustus Simon Frazer, Edward Sabine (1859)
"I will finish at louvres. LETTER XXXIV. louvres: July 1, 6. AM WE reached louvres yesterday. There was a sharp affair with the Prussians near St. Denis. ..."
6. The Design of Steel Mill Buildings and the Calculation of Stresses in Framed by Milo Smith Ketchum (1921)
"... which is introduced through a cock near the bottom. Cast-iron downspouts give the best service and should preferably be used. louvres. ..."
7. The Leisure Hour edited by William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens (1894)
"Five and a third inches have been known to fall in a single day (December 12, 1885), and more than twenty- five inches in a month. clearing the louvres and ..."