Window frame


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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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Press it on to the outside of the window frame where the opening casement window will press against it when closed.
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. This allows the paint to dry so window can be closed.
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.
A full range of hand movements, including finger spreading, slides, or twists, then moves and resizes the window frame in one motion.
A display window frame may appear to be a relatively inconsequential part within a large enclosure, but it can be an opportunity for savings.
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.
Most commonly the second pane is fixed to the window frame itself.