double-glazing


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. 2008.

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  • 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

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

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