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

First Known Use of double glazing

1833

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double glazing

Definition of double glazing for English Language Learners

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


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