folding casement

folding casement

One of a pair of casements, with rabbeted meeting stiles, which is hung in a single frame without a mullion and hinged together so that it can open and fold in a confined space. See also: Chicago window
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folding casement

folding casement
1. One of a pair of casements, 1, with rabbeted meeting stiles which is hung in a single frame having no mullion.
2. One of two or more casements, 1, which are hinged together so that they can open and fold in a confined space.
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