Drip cap

drip cap

[′drip ‚kap]
(building construction)
A horizontal molding installed over the frame for a door or window to direct water away from the frame.

Drip cap

A horizontal molding fixed to a door or window frame to divert the water from the top rail, causing it to drip beyond the outside of the frame.

drip cap

drip cap
A horizontal molding, fixed to a door or window frame to divert the water from the top rail, causing it to drip beyond the outside of the frame.
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