Definition of double-hung in English:

double-hung

Syllabification: dou·ble-hung

adjective

  • (Of a window) consisting of two sliding vertical sashes.
    More example sentences
    • Horizontal sliding windows are like double-hung windows except that the sashes are located on the left and right edges rather than on the tops and bottoms.
    • Its major drawback is that it wears quickly and cannot be used where friction occurs, such as the sash channel of a double-hung window.
    • Similar to a double-hung window, the sashes are made up of an upper and lower rail and 2 stiles.

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