Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch


  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_6564

\ ja-lә-sē\ n [F] (1766) A window with movable, horizontal glass slats angled to admit ventilation and keep out rain. The term is also used for outside shutters of wood constructed in this way. (Harris CM (2005) Dictionary of architecture and construction. McGraw-Hill, New York).

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA