In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- For summer rain, trellising can be covered with shingles, shakes, reed fencing bamboo, window screens, louvers, canvas, glass or plastic.
- All spaces are permeated by light striated by the louvres, but the effect can be changed radically.
- These are high ceilings, big windows and doors, with louvres, mosquito netting on four-poster beds.
- When asked, one of the waitresses was able to turn the louvers on the air conditioner so that the cooled air circulated much more effectively.
- Exterior shading devices include awnings, louvers, shutters, rolling shutters and shades, and solar screens.
- Unlike traditional Irish shutters, they have louvres that can be adjusted for privacy and light.
- Stylish wood window shutter panels with operable louvers offer privacy as well as control over the amount of light that enters a room.
- Externally, the building's horizontality is emphasized and given texture by a covering of narrow larch slats and by louvres over glass doors on the west.
- These days the computer room is ventilated by fan and also has louvres in the door.
- She recalls: ‘We wanted to avoid using shading mechanisms, like louvers or screens, that would project from the wall surface.’
- Ventilation consists of louvers and wide double doors at each end that are opened by hand.
- My suite is a tasteful creation with wooden louvres and adobe walls, plus seductive lounges that offer equally snoozy lagoon vistas.
- When the fan is activated, the air movement pulls the spring-mounted louvers open, allowing the air to flow into the attic.
- High ceilings and louvres allow the breeze through, which keeps supporters cool.
- It is also preferable that these vents be covered with screens, rather than louvers, to provide unrestricted air flow.
- Two kinds of panels are used, one opaque with vertical ridges, and the other resembling a veil, with horizontal louvres that allow light to filter into the gallery spaces.
- In order to do so efficiently, doors and louvres must be adjusted by a knowledgeable operator.
- And, like any other vent, screen is used behind the louvers to prevent insects from getting in.
- For regular cleaning, dust the grilles or louvers with a soft brush or the dusting attachment of a vacuum cleaner.
- Inside, there is an inner glass wall with sliding doors, while the outer skin has opening louvres.
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