Definition of Double-hung window

1. Noun. A window having two sashes that slide up and down.

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Generic synonyms: Window



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Double-hung Window

double-entry
double-entry bookkeeping
double-exposure
double-faced
double-fault
double-fistings
double-geared
double-glaze
double-glazed
double-glazing
double-handed
double-header
double-headers
double-hung
double-hung window (current term)
double-jointed
double-knit
double-layer ejecta
double-magnum
double-masked experiment
double-mouthed uterus
double-nosed andean tiger hound
double-page spread
double-park
double-parked
double-play
double-plus-good
double-plus-ungood
double-plus good

Literary usage of Double-hung window

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"... and transom-bars are also frequently used to divide windows, as shown in drawing E, which represents, also, a special type of the double-hung window. ..."

2. Radford's Portfolio of Details of Building Construction: A Remarkable and by William A. Radford, Bernard L. Johnson, Charles P. Rawson (1911)
"... Smoking Plate 50—Double Hung Cellar Window Plate 51—Cheap Double Hung Window Plate 52—Double Hung Window with Ground Casings Plate 53—Double Hung Window ..."

3. Cyclopedia of Civil Engineering: A General Reference Work on Surveying by American Technical Society (1917)
"328 shows a double-hung window with a transom and a transom ... A transom for a double-hung window must combine two members, namely, a headpiece for the ..."

4. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1906)
"Next to the double hung window, in regard to general use, comes the casement or " French " window shown at D. This window has the sashes divided vertically, ..."

5. The Honest House: Presenting Examples of the Usual Problems which Face the by Ruby Ross Goodnow, Rayne Adams (1914)
"The casement opening in is generally less weather proof than the double hung window, or the casement opening out. It also consumes part of the room space ..."

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