double glazing

noun

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 double glazing, roof insulation, and shade wings have resulted in huge energy savings. Julia Zaltzman, Robb Report, 5 Mar. 2021 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, Bloomberg.com, 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, 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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“Double glazing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/double%20glazing. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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double glazing

noun

English Language Learners Definition of double glazing

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

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