storm window

noun

Definition of storm window

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

called also storm sash

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Use a piece of wire to clear any weep holes in storm windows. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, "The Homeowner's Last-Minute Hurricane Prep Checklist," 3 Sep. 2019 LeBruno said, listing off a generator, food supply and new storm windows. Joel Achenbach, Washington Post, "With Hurricane Dorian ‘dangerously close,’ Floridians wonder: Will it turn?," 2 Sep. 2019 But energy savings are not the only benefits of storm windows. Stacy Argo, Houston Chronicle, "GHBA Remodelers Council: Consider adding storm windows to your home," 28 July 2019 Among its notable projects was a retrofit of the governor’s mansion with special storm windows and low-energy light bulbs. oregonlive.com, "Political ties may yield taxpayer boost for private housing developers in Portland," 30 July 2019 Someone used a brick to shatter the rear storm window of a home in the 600 block of North Marion Street at 1:29 a.m. June 10. Pioneer Press Staff, chicagotribune.com, "Oak Park police: Man steals package out of USPS mail truck," 14 June 2019 Use a piece of wire to clear any weep holes in storm windows. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, "The Homeowner's Last-Minute Hurricane Prep Checklist," 25 Aug. 2017 Oh sure, Memorial Day marks the moment when ferries begin their summer schedules and storm windows are taken down and club dues are paid up. Elizabeth Angell, Town & Country, "The Demise of Civil Discourse Has Ruined Alan Dershowitz's Summer Plans," 3 July 2018 Karen has survived being hit by a truck while training on her bike, a bout with thyroid cancer and having a hamstring severed by a falling storm window. Lori Riley, courant.com, "Wethersfield's Donna Smyers To Join Her Sister Karen In Triathlon Hall Of Fame," 4 June 2018

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circa 1888, in the meaning defined above

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storm window

noun

English Language Learners Definition of storm window

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

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