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double-hung

[¦dəb·əl ′həŋ]
(building construction)
Of a window, having top and bottom sashes which are counterweighted or equipped with a spring on each side for easier raising and lowering.
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* Weather Shield (booth 3600) will display its Visions 2000 line of double-hung windows designed to deal with expansion and contraction.
Crank-handle hardware extensions for double-hung windows enable people with limited strength to easily reach and operate the bottom sash with minimal effort."
Sharon Smith, executive vice presidnet of Atlantic Development Group, and 2 Cooper Square From the August issue: A muscular brick facade, cornice molding and double-hung windows typify the architectural designs of the 19th-century buildings throughout the city.
Workers are removing every double-hung, double-pane window in the Empire State Building to make them more energy efficient.
Our house is 60 years old and has the original wood, double-hung windows.
She has now submitted the new application to add seven double-hung windows to a windowless brick wall at the three-story Amity Street house to the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission December 9.
A single application along the supporting track bed instantly allows the door to glide smoothly on a thin, dry film of high density Teflon-fortified lubricant just right for a heavy slider, metal drawer, sliding window or sticky double-hung. It is also non-toxic and made in the USA.
What sets the Boyer House apart from other examples of local colonial revival architecture is its lack of modification from the original architecture and its typical Georgian revival characteristics: accentuated front door; symmetrical facade; steeply pitched roof; chimneys rising at each end of the hour; and paired, double-hung sash windows.
Reflecting the Art Deco architecture of the steamy city, the set consisted of a two-story villa, in Miami colors (burnt orange stucco with blue shutters and railings), with two large double-hung front doors at the center and a balcony with a windowed corner room for Juliet.
The Woodwright[R] double-hung insert window features a 3 1/4" pocket window jamb depth, allowing convenient replacement without disturbing interior window trim in most applications.
Kolbe says that its Sterling double-hung uses a spring balance system, so it is easy to operate.
Maximize your closet efficiency by using double-hung rods for shirts, skirts, and folded pants.