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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.
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Metal, UPVC and composite window frames require less maintenance than wood, so they're an easier option in that aspect, but they don't last forever.
This meant that any driving rain had to soak back not just the width of the window frame but also the projecting 100mm before it showed up on the inside.
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We had two main goals in upgrading from SMC to Lexan F6000 sheet: cutting the cost of the window frames and developing a much improved product for market differentiation,' said Arild S Johnson, managing director, Plexx AS.
This method can be used to correct situations where the old window frame has deteriorated, is out of square or when you want to upgrade your style.
The three men were reported to police after a witness who was walking by spotted them removing the window frames from an apartment in a building and driving away," a Public Prosecution spokesman said yesterday.
Installing laminated glass in existing window frames that are not designed to support this weight may cause the glass to separate from the frame when the former is stressed.
Installing laminated glass in existing window frames not designed to support the weight of laminated glass may not prevent the glass separating from the frames when the glass is stressed.
INSIDE or out, wooden window frames can take knocks over the years.
The triangular window frames of linen-patterned stainless steel incorporate tiny light wedges to illuminate the facade, and the geometry amplifies the chevrons on the urns atop the fluted columns that rise above the entrances.
At one point, the shadows of window frames are cast onto the walls and floors by an unseen light source suggesting that there is some sort of "outside," but one has the feeling that it must be an uninviting, alien terrain.
Carbon-reinforced composites were also used on window frames and exterior panels for NASA's later Apollo space capsules, as well as positioning brackets for the lunar excursion module.