storm window
noun Date: circa 1888 a sash placed outside an ordinary window as a protection against severe weather — called also storm sash

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • storm window — ☆ storm window n. a window placed outside a regular window as protection against winter weather: also storm sash …   English World dictionary

  • storm window — storm .window n a second window fitted to the outside of a window in winter in the US to give more protection against rain, snow etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • storm window — noun a window outside an ordinary window to protect against severe weather or winter • Syn: ↑storm sash • Hypernyms: ↑window * * * noun, pl ⋯ dows [count] US : a second window that covers the usual outside window of a building for protection… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Storm window —   A window or glazing material placed outside or inside a window creating an insulating air space. Plastic material over windows is counted as a storm window if the same plastic material can be used year after year or if the plastic is left in… …   Energy terms

  • storm window — storm′ win′dow n. bui a supplementary window sash for protecting a window against bad weather. Also called storm′ sash • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • storm window — a supplementary window sash for protecting a window against drafts, driving rain, etc. Also called storm sash. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • storm window — noun A detachable second window attached on the exterior side of a window in climates with harsh winters, to add an insulating layer of still air between the outside and inside …   Wiktionary

  • storm window — noun (C) a second window fitted to the outside of a window in winter in the US to give more protection against rain, snow etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • storm window — noun chiefly N. Amer. an additional outer window for protection in bad weather or winter …   English new terms dictionary

  • storm window — /ˈstɔm wɪndoʊ/ (say stawm windoh) noun a glass covering over a window, providing extra insulation and protection from cold and wind …   Australian English dictionary

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