- noun a blind to shut out light, made of horizontal strips, e.g. of plastic or wood, which can be opened or shut or raised and lowered by pulling a string
- (written as Venetian blind)A blind made of thin slats mounted so as to overlap when closed and provide spaces for admitting light and/or air when open. The mounting usually consists of strips of webbing. The unit is operated by cords.
- (written as Venetian blind)Adjustable exterior slatted shutters.
- noun (written as Venetian blind)a window blind consisting of narrow slats, which can be tilted to allow light through without raising the blind