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storm window

n.
A secondary window attached over the usual window to protect against the wind and cold.
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storm window

n
1. (Building) an additional window fitted to the outside of an ordinary window to provide insulation against wind, cold, rain, etc
2. (Architecture) a type of dormer window
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storm′ win′dow


n.
a supplementary window sash for protecting a window against bad weather. Also called storm′ sash`.
[1885–90]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.storm window - a window outside an ordinary window to protect against severe weather or winterstorm window - a window outside an ordinary window to protect against severe weather or winter
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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Translations

storm window

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I dry the wood in the sun for a couple of weeks in a wheelbarrow with an old storm window on top of it.
A smaller air gap between the storm window and primary window is more efficient than a wide gap.
The hornets were preventing me from installing a storm window. Poison failed to reduce the numbers attacking me every time I approached the window casing.
The trapped air cuts the heat loss by about half, the same as a storm window but without the extra hassle and expense.
Packard said her organization would also have strongly recommended Sturbridge do what it did, which was to maintain and restore the windows in place, and would suggest an interior or exterior storm window for energy efficiency.
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Adding a storm window or covering windows with plastic in winter helps too.
Make a "storm window" for your fireplace from a sheet of clear Plexiglas, cut to the size of the frame of your fireplace screen.
And since the original glass is single-pane, a storm window is needed to help keep frigid temperatures out.
Dad solved the problem by putting a couple of us older kids and a storm window in the bucket of his tractor loader and hoisting us up to a height that nearly qualified as low earth orbit.