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storm window

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

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

storm′ win′dow


n.
a supplementary window sash for protecting a window against bad weather. Also called storm′ sash`.
[1885–90]
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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