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double-hung

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Definition of double-hung in English:

adjective

(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.

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