oriel window

Bulgarian translation: еркерен прозорец

English term or phrase:oriel window
Bulgarian translation:еркерен прозорец

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21:55 Mar 16, 2009
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Additional field(s): Construction / Civil Engineering
English term or phrase: oriel window
Definition from Residential design glossary:
A window placed in a projection of an exterior wall of a building is called an oriel window when the wall projection does not extend all the way to the foundation.

Example sentence(s):
  • Oriel windows most commonly appear in homes built in either the Queen Anne or Gothic Revival style of architecture, although they are increasingly common in modern design, and examples of oriels dating back to the 15th century are readily visible in Europe today. wisegeek
  • Much of the charm Atterbury added to the house was in the assortment of windows. On the west end, a two-story copper oriel window, in half-oval shape, lighted both the living room and the master bedroom above it. The New York Times
  • the famous " Maison des Têtes " or " House of Heads "of 1609 with its rich decoration (of 105 masks!), a wonderful oriel window rising two floors high and topped with a balcony, of Renaissance style, on " Rue des Têtes"; Colmar
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еркерен прозорец
Еркерният прозорец е прозорец на издаден извън площта на долния етаж архитектурен елемент, наричан еркер.
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еркерен прозорец

Definition from Wikipedia:
Еркерният прозорец е прозорец на издаден извън площта на долния етаж архитектурен елемент, наричан еркер.

Example sentence(s):
  • Еркерните прозорци се позиционират от външната част на фасадата, но за разлика от другите подобни видове, те се проектират на втория етаж или дори на още по-високо. - Сграда.com  
  • Покрай три стени има места за сядане под еркерните прозорци. - Кордопулова къща  
  • Разнообразена от балкони, еркерни прозорци, витражи и зимни градини, тази част на двореца била украсена и с фамилния герб на Бурбоните, известен с девиза: “Верност и постоянство!”. - Национална художеств  
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Yes  Yassen Tounev: http://www.multitran.ru/c/m.exe?CL=1&l1=1&s=oriel
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Yes  Christo Metschkaroff
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Yes  Angelina Penkova
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Yes  Lilia Ignatova (X)
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