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Relating to the construction of windows.

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Jamb depth

Construction; Windows

Width of the window frame from inside to outside.


Construction; Windows

The vertical members at the side of the window or door frame.

Insulating glass

Construction; Windows

A combination of 2 or more panes of glass with a hermetically sealed air space between the panes. The space may be filled with an inert glass such as argon.


Construction; Windows

Usually refers to the glazed panel or panels in a door frame.

Parting stop

Construction; Windows

A vertical strip on each jamb that separates the sash of a double-hung window.

Palladian window

Construction; Windows

A large, arch-top window flanked by smaller windows on each side.


Construction; Windows

A metal arm and gear attached to a window which allows for easy operation.

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