top-hung window

top-hung window

A casement window hinged horizontally. See also: French window
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top-hung window

A casement window hung by a hinge running along its upper edge.
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The alternative is the top-hung window - which probably makes most sense if you have a low-pitched roof as you don't want to keep cracking your head.