storm window

noun

Definition of storm window

: a sash placed outside an ordinary window as a protection against severe weather

called also storm sash

Examples of storm window in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Remove any obstructions in the opening that could interfere with the A/C, such as a screen or storm window frame. Kristin Tablang, House Beautiful, 23 Aug. 2021 Almost all of the windows are broken out, including storm windows and interior. Richard Fausset, New York Times, 3 Mar. 2020 Use a piece of wire to clear any weep holes in storm windows. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, 3 Sep. 2019 Use a piece of wire to clear any weep holes in storm windows. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, 3 Sep. 2019 Use a piece of wire to clear any weep holes in storm windows. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, 3 Sep. 2019 Use a piece of wire to clear any weep holes in storm windows. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, 3 Sep. 2019 LeBruno said, listing off a generator, food supply and new storm windows. Joel Achenbach, Washington Post, 2 Sep. 2019 But energy savings are not the only benefits of storm windows. Stacy Argo, Houston Chronicle, 28 July 2019

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First Known Use of storm window

circa 1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of storm window was circa 1888

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28 Aug 2021

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“Storm window.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/storm%20window. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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storm window

noun

English Language Learners Definition of storm window

: a second window that covers the usual outside window of a building for protection against cold and bad weather

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