Transom (nautical)

Transom

[tran-suhm]
The term transom may refer to:

  • Transom (architectural), the horizontal lintel or beam across a window, dividing it into stages or heights. In the U.S. it also can refer to a fixed window over a door or another window
  • Transom (nautical), in naval architecture, is the surface that forms the stern of a vessel

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