Definition of double-hung in English:

Share this entry



(Of a window) consisting of two sliding vertical sashes.
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.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: double-hung

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.