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An opening in the wall of a building for admitting light and air, usually fitted with a frame in which are set operable sashes containing panes of glass.
A manufactured assembly of a frame, sash, glazing and necessary hardware, made to fit a window opening.
The fixed or movable framework of a window or door in which panes of glass are set.
The fixed frame of a window, consisting of two jambs, a head and a sill.
The ornamental detail of a building esp. the molded framework around door and window openings.
A wood molding covering the gap between a doorframe or window frame and the masonry reveal into which the frame is set. Also called staff bead.
The flashing over a window opening or a projection in a masonry wall.
Any of various devices for shedding rainwater so as to keep it from running down a wall or falling onto the sill of an opening.
A projecting molding over an exterior door or window opening for catching and shedding rainwater
A molding surrounding the trim at the top and sides of a door or window.
The horizontal member at the base of a widow opening esp. the ledge formed by such a member.
The upper surface of a building member, as a windowsill or coping sloped to shed rainwater. Also called weathering.
A groove cut or formed on the underside of a sill or other exterior horizontal member to prevent the capillary flow of rainwater to a wall.
An additional sill fitted to a window frame to cause rainwater to drip farther away from a wall surface. Also called sill drip molding.
One of the divisions of a window or door, consisting of a single unit of glass set in a frame
A pane of glass filling a window sash
A rabbeted member for holding the edges of windowpanes within a sash. Also called glazing bar, sash bar.
A vertical member between the lights of a window
A medium for admitting light, as one compartment of a window or window sash. Also called day.
A sill cut to fit between the jambs of a window or door opening
A sill extending beyond a window or door opening and built into the jambs.
That part of a jamb extending above the head of a door or window frame, or the horizontal extension of a windowsill beyond the jamb.
The interior sill of a window
A flat piece of trim immediately beneath the stool of a window. Also called skirt.
The area of interior wall, usually paneled between a windowsill and the floor.
A window having two vertically sliding sashes, each in separate grooves or tracks and closing a different part of the window.
A vertically sliding window sash balanced by a counterweight or a pretensioned spring on each side so that it can be raised or lowered with relatively little effort. Also called balanced sash.
The rail of each sash in a double-hung window that meets at the rail of the other when the window is closed.
A fastening on the meeting rail of one sash which swings across to the meeting rail of another sash and engages with a spur on it. Also called sash fastener.
A meeting esp. one closing against a corresponding rail with a diagonal or rabbeted overlap.
A meeting rail equal in thickness to the other members of the frame
A double-hung window constructed with a pocket in the head, into which one or both sashes can pass to increase the opening available for ventilation
A window constructed with a pocket below the sill, into which a sash can slide to increase the opening available for ventilation
Horizontally sliding window
A window having two or more sashes, of which at least one slides along horizontal grooves or tracks
A sash that opens by moving horizontally along grooves or tracks at the top and bottom of the window frame.
A horizontal piece forming the top of a frame for a double-hung window
A strip of molding along the inside of window frame for holding a sliding sash or against which a sash closes. Also called sash stop, window stop.
A strip of molding along the inside of a window frame for holding a sliding sash.
A strip of molding used on each side of a frame of a double-hung window to keep the upper and lower sashes apart when raised or lowered. Also called parting strip.
The rough casing of a box frame to which trim is secured
A window frame having hollow jambs or mullions for sash weights
A stile in a window frame against which a window sash slides. Also called pulley stile.
A cylindrical casing of iron or lead used as a counterweight to balance a vertically sliding window sash
A rope (sash cord) or chain (sash chain) for connecting a vertically sliding window sash with a counterweight
A strip of steel or aluminum alloy used in place of a sash cord to connect a vertically sliding window sash with a counterweight
A removable part of a hanging stile permitting access to insert a sash weight or to replace the sash line
A window having two sashes, of which only one is movable
Vertically sliding window
A window having one or more sashes which move vertically and are held in various open positions by means of friction or a ratchet device instead of by sash balances or counterweights
A spring-loaded device used in place of sash weights to counterbalance a vertically sliding window sash. Also called spring balance.
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