sash weight


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sash weight

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(Building) a weight used to counterbalance the weight of a sliding sash in a sash window and thus hold it in position at any height
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Noun1.sash weight - a counterweight for a sliding sash
counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, equaliser, equalizer, balance - a weight that balances another weight
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Double-digit interest rates, debt-to-GDP ratios approaching 100%, untenable rates of unemployment, and deflation in the housing sector while big business swims in billions of taxpayer funds, will be more powerful than 500 pounds of iron sash weights.
Salvage yard Drop off anything that's in good shape and free of toxins: surplus building materials (such as unused grout and electrical wire), hardware, appliances less than five years old, and windows and doors with working parts like hinges and sash weights.