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Clearstory vs. Clerestory

Difference Between Clearstory and Clerestory

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Clearstory

Variant of clerestory.
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Clerestory

In architecture, a clerestory ( KLEER-stor-ee; lit. clear storey, also clearstory, clearstorey, or overstorey) is a high section of wall that contains windows above eye level.
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Clearstory

Alternative form of clerestory
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Clerestory

The upper part of the nave, transepts, and choir of a church, containing windows that rise above the roofs of the aisles.
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Clearstory

The upper story of the nave of a church, containing windows, and rising above the aisle roofs.
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Clerestory

A similar structure admitting light into an ancient building such as an Egyptian temple or a Roman basilica.
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Clearstory

Part of an interior wall rising above the adjacent roof with windows admitting light
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Clerestory

An upper portion of a wall containing windows, especially when rising above a lower roof.
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Clerestory

(architecture) The upper part of a wall containing windows to let in natural light to a building, especially in the nave, transept and choir of a church or cathedral.
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Clerestory

Same as Clearstory.
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Clerestory

Part of an interior wall rising above the adjacent roof with windows admitting light
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