case·​ment | \ ˈkās-mənt How to pronounce casement (audio) \

Definition of casement

: a window sash that opens on hinges at the side also : a window with such a sash

Examples of casement in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Inside, the lobby sports 20-foot ceilings and oversized casement windows. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 2 Aug. 2022 The home’s generous size is accentuated by 10-foot-high ceilings and large casement windows, which honor Chelsea’s industrial history. Emma Reynolds, Forbes, 15 July 2022 The Koldfront casement window air conditioner offers similar high-tech features as a horizontal AC unit, including three different fan speeds, energy saving modes, and a convenient remote control. Samantha Jones, Better Homes & Gardens, 31 Mar. 2022 The home still has the original kitchen with metal cabinets, a porch and industrial steel-frame casement windows. Alina Dizik, WSJ, 30 Mar. 2022 This unit features double-height, 19-foot ceilings and two 14-foot casement windows that let in plenty of natural light. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 21 Mar. 2022 The kitchen and living room have their original casement windows and rough brick walls with the original metal doors. Ruth Bloomfield, WSJ, 22 Dec. 2021 This replacement window series features vinyl casement and awning windows. Erica Reagle, Better Homes & Gardens, 6 Aug. 2021 There are eight window styles available, like picture, awning, and casement, and each one features maintenance-free fiberglass exteriors and interiors. Bridget Degnan, Better Homes & Gardens, 11 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of casement

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for casement

Middle English, hollow molding

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“Casement.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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case·​ment | \ ˈkā-smənt How to pronounce casement (audio) \

Kids Definition of casement

1 : a window sash opening on hinges
2 : a window with a casement

Casement biographical name

Case·​ment | \ ˈkās-mənt How to pronounce Casement (audio) \

Definition of Casement

Sir Roger David 1864–1916 Irish rebel

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