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double glazing

Line breaks: double glaz¦ing

Definition of double glazing in English:

noun

[mass noun] chiefly British
Windows which have two layers of glass with a space between them, designed to reduce loss of heat and exclude noise: we have been able to put in double glazing and central heating
More example sentences
  • Argon is a poorer conductor of heat than air, and so using it to maintain the pressure between the panes results in less heat loss than air-filled double glazing.
  • In warm climates, where summertime heat gain is the main concern, look for windows with double glazing and spectrally selective coatings that reduce heat gain.
  • The kitchens are all fully fitted, there are also; luxurious sofas, telephone, central heating, double glazing, French windows, large screen TV and video.

Derivatives

double-glaze

1
verb
the company would be asked to double-glaze the windows of some of the village houses
More example sentences
  • For maximum energy efficiency, windows are double-glazed and argon gas-filled.
  • Most of the windows were double-glazed; the patio doors, however, were not.
  • Or you could all turn down your air conditioning and double-glaze your windows at home to saw the winter heating bills.

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