Definition of sunshade in English:

sunshade

noun

  • A parasol, awning, or other device giving protection from the sun.

    • ‘Materials are excellent, ply and cedar cladding, with mahogany sunshades protecting south openings.’
    • ‘The fly, reinforced with its own pole, forms a nine-square-foot vestibule over one door and a sunshade over the other.’
    • ‘The facade of the third block of apartments on the garden is distinguished by a checkered pattern formed of black and light-gray panels that slide over the windows as sunshades.’
    • ‘He is attended by a nude servant who walks behind, holding a sunshade in his left hand and a small staff in his right.’
    • ‘Because Dallas's street grid is angled 45 degrees from north, so too are the openings in the sunshades which reveal differing amounts of sky and create differing patterns as you move around.’
    • ‘Broad rimmed hats, avoiding work in the mid day sun, sunshades and tinted car windscreen and windows, are measures that reduce the ill effects of sunlight.’
    • ‘The long east and west facades are sheer, made mainly of glass and overlaid with ‘T ‘shaped sunshades.’’
    • ‘The south facade is extensively glazed, with aluminum sunshades and a glass canopy to provide articulation and protection from the elements.’
    • ‘For ventilation and flexibility in shading, roof panels and sunshades can be opened and closed electrically.’
    • ‘Although internally mounted shades and blinds reduce the high intensity and heat content of direct sunlight, the most effective sun control device is the exterior sunshade.’
    • ‘Many facades are already renovated, the war ruins slowly vanish, sunshades appear in front of cafes and flowery ornaments on the girls' dresses.’
    • ‘This prompted purchase of a garden sunshade and sunhat, and the charitable disposal of short sleeved shirts.’
    • ‘Concrete sunshades are not only useless, but damage the building by splashing rainwater over the walls.’
    • ‘Cantilevered roof screens act as sunshades for cantilevered terraces whose oblique-angled walls are constructed with the same screening.’
    • ‘The idea of capturing breezes sounds pleasant, but the wind off the ocean can be pretty stiff, so the deck rail, made of corrugated, perforated stainless steel, acts as a windbreak (and a sunshade for the floor below).’
    • ‘The solution: a sunshade canopy and display on the fifth floor.’
    • ‘We're also putting up solar sunshades over city parking lots throughout town.’
    • ‘Four hundred tons of white beach sand has been spread across the shore, with palm fronds and bright sunshades offering a cool shelter to the revellers.’
    • ‘Darwin noted that lowering the brow provides a natural sunshade, and indeed people do frown when they are in bright sunlight without sunglasses.’
    • ‘In Korea, a well-insulated oversailing roof with two layers of timbers separated by an earthen blanket provided the essential sunshade.’
    screen, shade, louvre, awning, canopy, curtain, shutter, cover, covering, protection
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Pronunciation

sunshade

/ˈsʌnʃeɪd/