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double glazing

n
1. (Building) two panes of glass in a window, fitted to reduce the transmission of heat, sound, etc
2. (Building) the fitting of glass in such a manner

dou′ble glaz′ing


n.
glazing consisting of two layers of glass with a dead air space between them.
dou′ble-glazed′, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.double glazing - a window with two panes of glass and a space between them; reduces heat and noise transmission through the window
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
Translations
dvojité zasklení
dobbeltruder
kaksinkertainen ikkuna
dvostruka okna
複層ガラス
이중 유리
tvåglasfönster
การติดตั้งกระจกหนาสองชั้น
cửa sổ hai lớp kính

double glazing

[ˌdʌblˈgleɪzɪŋ] n (Brit) → doppiovetro
to put in double glazing → mettere i doppivetri

double glazing

طَبَقَتَيـْنِ مِنْ الزُجَاج dvojité zasklení dobbeltruder Doppelverglasung διπλό τζάμι doble acristalamiento kaksinkertainen ikkuna double vitrage dvostruka okna doppi vetri 複層ガラス 이중 유리 dubbelglas doble vinduer podwójne szyby vidro duplo двойное остекление tvåglasfönster การติดตั้งกระจกหนาสองชั้น çift cam cửa sổ hai lớp kính 双层玻璃
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With UPVC double-glazing and electric heating, the accommodation includes a communal entrance, private hall, a spacious living room, balcony, a refitted kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom.
EST spokesman Julian Roberts said: "Modern double-glazing units fitted in the home will retain more warmth and heat because they act as a barrier between the outside cold and the inside warmth, and so they will keep fuel bills down."