from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The design and placement of windows in a building.
- n. An opening in the surface of a structure, as in a membrane.
- n. The surgical creation of an artificial opening in the bony part of the inner ear so as to improve or restore hearing.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The arrangement of windows and other openings in a building.
- n. An opening in the surface of an organ etc; the surgical creation of such an opening, especially one in the bony part of the inner ear made to improve hearing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The arrangement and proportioning of windows; -- used by modern writers for the decorating of an architectural composition by means of the window (and door) openings, their ornaments, and proportions.
- n. The state or condition of being fenestrated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In arch.:
- n. A design in which the windows are arranged to form the principal feature.
- n. The series or arrangement of windows in a building.
- n. In anatomy and zoology, the state of being fenestral or provided with fenestræ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the arrangement of windows in a building
- n. surgical procedure that creates a new fenestra to the cochlea in order to restore hearing lost because of osteosclerosis
Latin fenestratio (Wiktionary)