Definition of stop bead in English:

stop bead

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A bead or narrow moulding to stop movement, e.g. to prevent a sash window swinging back into the room.
More example sentences
  • To begin, use the chisel to gently prise the stop beads from the window frame.
  • The stop beads have to be added on afterwards as I am using the existing jambs that don't have any on them.
  • It is not uncommon to break some of the stop beads when taking them out, so be careful.

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