sash window


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sash window

n
(Building) a window consisting of two sashes placed one above the other so that one or each can be slid over the other to open the window
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Noun1.sash window - a window with (usually two) sashes that slide vertically to let in airsash window - a window with (usually two) sashes that slide vertically to let in air
window - a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
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My dear girl,' said the young gentleman in a low voice, advancing towards the sash window.
A noise, as if a sash window were gently raised, was heard; and soon afterwards the door softly opened.
I dissuaded him a little, but saw there was no remedy; so he ran rashly upon it, slipped out a square of the sash window dexterously enough, and without noise, and got out four pieces of the silks, and came with them towards me, but was immediately pursued with a terrible clutter and noise.
Quickslide Ltd, which employs more than 100 staff at its Bradford Road site, beat more than 160 other hopefuls to win the category for Best Window at the Build-It Awards in London with its traditionally-styled PVC-U sash window.
The beautiful dining room has large sash window to the rear and a has fire set within a stone surround a hearth - you can just imagine the fabulous dinner parties now
An attractive dining room includes a walk-in bay sash window to the front and a white marble fireplace and mantel with cast iron grate, tiled borders and hearth and coal effect gas fire.
c) Where replacing entire sashes in sash window refurbishment front and rear, we seek permission to replace only one-over-one double glazed, identical detailing other than this.
THE Cambria Sash Window Company specialises in high quality, bespoke, windows, doors, conservatories and orangeries, covering the areas of Mid, South and West Wales.
The reception room has an original, homely fireplace, plus a wood sash window to the side.
I have sent people on courses for lime plastering and mortar, for working with lead on roofs and flashings and I've had joiners go on sash window courses and now we have the certificates to prove we can do this work.
A kitchen diner extends to nearly 29ft with sash window to the side, tiled flooring and fitted wall, drawer and base units with granite effect work surfaces over.
The advert explains the ease in which an Angel Ventlock[TM] can be retrofitted to an existing sash window, though there are options to fit these during the manufacturing process for both PVCu and timber sliding sash windows.