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.