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Relating to the construction of windows.

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cistern

Construction; Architecture

water recipient like a well or a tank

barn sash

Construction; Windows

Plain sash for farm or cottage, used as a fixed, sliding, or casement window; generally installed in a rough frame for utility or temporary structures.

balance spring

Construction; Windows

Device for counterbalancing a sliding sash, usually associated with a double-hung window, so sash may be held open at any given position.

backband (also backbend)

Construction; Windows

Millwork around outside edge of the window casing, usually installed when the casing consists of flat boards.

anchor strip

Construction; Windows

Board around a window frame nailed to house framing. It also serves as windbreak. In newer windows, anchor strip may be plastic or metal.

angle brace

Construction; Windows

Wood member nailed across window frame at upper corners while frame is in a squared position in order to maintain squareness before installation.

aluminum-clad window

Construction; Windows

Window with wood construction covered with aluminum sheet. Has a factory-applied finish to deter the elements.

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