double glazing
noun Date: 1943 two layers of glass set in a window to reduce heat flow in either direction

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • double-glazing — [dub′əl glā′ziŋ] n. window glazing with two panes of glass having space between them to allow air to act as an insulator * * * …   Universalium

  • double-glazing — [dub′əl glā′ziŋ] n. window glazing with two panes of glass having space between them to allow air to act as an insulator …   English World dictionary

  • double glazing — n [U] BrE glass on a window or door in two separate sheets with a space between them, used to keep noise out and heat in >double glaze v [T] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • double glazing — ► NOUN ▪ windows having two layers of glass with a space between them, designed to reduce heat loss and exclude noise. DERIVATIVES double glaze verb …   English terms dictionary

  • double glazing — noun uncount BRITISH windows or doors that have two layers of glass, so that the building will be warmer and quieter …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • double glazing — noun a window with two panes of glass and a space between them; reduces heat and noise transmission through the window • Hypernyms: ↑window * * * noun [noncount] technical : two layers of glass that are set in a window to keep heat inside and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • double-glazing — N UNCOUNT If someone has double glazing in their house, their windows are fitted with two layers of glass. People put in double glazing in order to keep buildings warmer or to keep out noise. [mainly BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • double glazing — noun Double glazing is used before these nouns: ↑salesman …   Collocations dictionary

  • double glazing — /dʌbəl ˈgleɪzɪŋ/ (say dubuhl glayzing) noun glazing in which two layers of glass are separated by a dead air space. –double glazed, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • double glazing — Building Trades. glazing consisting of two thicknesses of glass with a dead air space between them. * * * …   Universalium

  • double glazing — dou′ble glaz′ing n. bui glazing consisting of two layers of glass with a dead air space between them dou′ble glazed′, adj …   From formal English to slang

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