\lˈuːvə], \lˈuːvə], \l_ˈuː_v_ə]\
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An open turret or lantern on ancient roofs, originally for the escape of smoke, now glazed as a sky-light. A louvre window, in church steeples, an opening crossed by bars of wood, called louvre- or buffer-boards, to exclude rain, but allow the passage of sound from the bells.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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fasciculus cerebrospinalis anterior
- cerebrospinal fasciculus, Tuerck's direct pyramidal tract, a subdivision anterior funiculus, or white column, of the spinal cord.