double-hung window


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to double-hung window: window frame, window sash

dou·ble-hung window

 (dŭb′əl-hŭng′)
n.
A window having two sashes that slide up and down.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.double-hung window - a window having two sashes that slide up and down
shutter - a hinged blind for a 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
References in periodicals archive ?
The double-hung window with a lower sill was swapped out for an awning window, which is cleaner and simpler to operate and also situated much higher in the wall for privacy.
The windows, all cast from double-hung window frames with glass in place, are, respectively, a subtle violet (Daylight) and the lightest gray (Dawn, both 2010).
Tall bottom rails and a traditional joinery style help the Woodwright double-hung window look great in historic homes and blend well with original double-hung windows.
Marvin's new Ultimate Double Hung Magnum delivers a high-performing, historically-accurate, double-hung window in large sizes.
"We have two main painting areas, one for double-hung window products and the other for Frenchwood doors," said Kirk Hogberg, supervisor of environmental compliance for Andersen Corp.
A double-hung window, for example, can contain 350 wood, vinyl, composite, aluminum, or brass-plated zinc die-cast parts, including detailed items such as locks, keepers, jam liners, grilles, and an innovative pivot component that makes washing easier.
* DOUBLE-HUNG The double-hung window has a historically authentic look, and can be fitted with one or several panes of glass in each sash.
The new historically correct Architect Series double-hung window includes a wood jambliner, authentic spoon hardware and a Steady-Tilt[TM] wash feature that makes cleaning exterior glass easier than ever.
They slumber beneath leaves or a log or loose bark, between boards in an attic or within a gap in a leaky old double-hung window.
Similarly, if you plan to install an upper-floor window flower box, a double-hung window may be your best choice.
Note: Energy-efficiency values are based on comparison of Renewal by Andersen' double-hung window U-Factor to the U-Factor for clear dual pane glass nonmetal frame default values from the 2006, 2009, 2012, 2015, and 2018 International Energy Conservation Code "Glazed Fenestration" Default Tables.
What many call a window frame is properly called a "sash"; a pane of glass in a window is a "light"; a windowsill is really a "stool cap.") Confusion also exists as to what constitutes a "replacement window." For do-it-yourself installation, a replacement double-hung window is a conventional rectangular wooden frame containing a pair of sashes held in place along the sides by tension/balance strips and with unornamented top-, bottom-, and side-exterior trim boards fastened to the frame.