Definition of glazing bar in English:

glazing bar


  • A bar or rigid supporting strip between adjacent panes of glass.

    • ‘In the domes every glazing bar has been numbered, carefully dismantled, repaired and reassembled.’
    • ‘Sand every gloss surface thoroughly to provide a key for the next coat, including the glazing bars of windows.’
    • ‘So ductile iron was used for castings, mild steel was used for strengthening the main arches, and stainless steel replaced the 10 miles of glazing bars.’
    • ‘On the outside we've removed the glazing bars to introduce a flat panel of glass.’
    • ‘Even window glazing bars, elements that do so much to give the detailed scale of Palladian and Neo-Classical architecture, were usually omitted from elevation drawings.’