double glazing


Definition of double glazing

: two layers of glass with a small insulating gap in between set in a window to reduce heat flow in either direction

Examples of double glazing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The car is utterly silent, thanks to 220 pounds of acoustic damping, plus double glazing and felt insulation within a twin-section of floor and bulkhead. Hannah Elliott,, "Rolls-Royce Tones Down $332,500 Ghost in Latest Bid for Relevance," 30 Sep. 2020 For soundproofing, the Ghost uses more than 220 pounds of acoustic damping, plus double glazing and felt insulation within a twin-section floor and bulkhead. Mike Duff, Car and Driver, "2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost Is a Tasteful Oasis in a Post-Opulent World," 1 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of double glazing

1833, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of double glazing was in 1833

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8 Oct 2020

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“Double glazing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of double glazing

technical : two layers of glass that are set in a window to keep heat inside and reduce noise

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