Definition of storm window in English:

storm window


North American
  • A window fixed on the outside of a normal window for protection and insulation in bad weather or winter.

    • ‘As winter's storm windows come down, it's time to let the outdoor air in.’
    • ‘They'd just put the storm windows in and she heard a passing flock of geese, muffled through two layers of glass.’
    • ‘Some storm windows have fixed, full length screens and glass panels that slide out of the way for ventilation.’
    • ‘Check the storm windows to see if they fit and are not broken.’
    • ‘I cleaned rooms, laundered bedding, caulked around storm windows, shoveled snow, and rented rooms to travelers and lovers.’
    • ‘A storm window installed on the inside works better than one installed on the outside.’
    • ‘There was a small four pane window covered by a storm window at the end opposite the door.’
    • ‘Install storm windows over single-pane windows or replace them with double-pane windows.’
    • ‘And I couldn't get the storm window open, so Detective Barnes, I think, pushed the window in.’
    • ‘Repair and weatherize your current storm windows, if necessary.’
    • ‘Check that all storm windows and windows are closed and latched.’
    • ‘Have you recently remodeled your home or done any energy conservation work, such as installing insulation, storm windows, or weather stripping?’
    • ‘It is especially important to have storm windows if the windows in your home are older and not constructed of modern insulated glass.’
    • ‘Like a storm window, double-glazed glass creates insulation by using an extra sheet of glass to create an air pocket.’
    • ‘The existing window frame needs to be in reasonable shape, or adding a storm window probably won't make sense.’
    • ‘Now with the weather getting colder and the heat running I have found that there is a lot of condensation on the storm windows.’
    • ‘The type of frame material on a storm window unit is important because it contributes to the storm window's heat conductivity and maintenance.’
    • ‘The supplier will first measure all the windows where you want storm windows installed.’
    • ‘Remove storm windows or doors, and replace with clean screens.’
    • ‘The units are spaced with a 1-to 2inch gap between the storm window and existing window.’


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