Definition of stop bead in English:

stop bead

noun

  • A bead or narrow moulding to stop movement, e.g. to prevent a sash window swinging back into the room.

    • ‘The stop beads have to be added on afterwards as I am using the existing jambs that don't have any on them.’
    • ‘The sliding windows are held in place by parting beads, with a stop bead at the front.’
    • ‘To begin, use the chisel to gently prise the stop beads from the window frame.’
    • ‘It is not uncommon to break some of the stop beads when taking them out, so be careful.’