Window frame


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Window frame

The fixed, nonoperable frame of a window, consisting of two jambs, a head, and a sill, designed to receive and hold the sash or casement and all necessary hardware.

window frame

The fixed, nonoperable frame of a window designed to receive and hold the sash or casement and all necessary hardware.
References in periodicals archive ?
The material with which the window frame is built will alter its efficiency, too.
To restore the appearance of the window frame, use a wood filler specially designed for rotten frames.
1 Keep window open and paint top and bottom cross rails first, then vertical sides of the window frame.
Just as she was rescued the fire engulfed the window frame she had clung to for some 20 minutes, fortunately she escaped uninjured.
Subjected to stress, existing glass often breaks into lethal shards that may be ejected from window frames, endangering facility occupants.
For laminated glass, the window frame must support the weight and thickness of the glass for the entire glass and window system to effectively resist stress.
INSIDE or out, wooden window frames can take knocks over the years.
Customers with a two-handed TouchStream product have the additional option of employing both hands in parallel: each hand grabs an opposite corner of the window frame when three fingers touch simultaneously.
As originally configured, the display window frame was built from three separate pieces of sheet metal, which required 10 TIG tack welds for joining as well as additional grinding and deburring steps.
Essentially a burglar-proof window frame, the Xscape window fits into the main frame attached with top hinges that allow the escape window to open upwards and offering an escape route.
Brown's fingerprints were found on a window frame at one house and on a flower pot at another.