1. a window above a door that is usually hinged to a horizontal crosspiece over the door

Similar word(s): fanlight

Definition categories: man–made, window

2. a horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it

Similar word(s): traverse

Definition categories: man–made, crosspiece

Sentences with transom as a noun:

- We are overwhelmed with transom resumes.

- They only met the deadline by working most of the night and making a transom filing.