Definition of glazing in US English:



  • 1The action of installing windows.

    • ‘An additional £43,000 is to be spent on repair and remedial work including mending a roof leak, broken glazing and general cleaning.’
    • ‘The noise of the traffic has forced residents to sleep at the back of their houses and install secondary glazing, costing hundreds of pounds.’
    • ‘Daylight is the hospital's primary design element, with extensive glazing in all program areas.’
    • ‘Double doors separate it from the spacious dining room, which features a glass-block installation and extensive glazing.’
    • ‘For example, using the building form to provide shelter from a noise source is preferable to installing acoustic-rated glazing.’
    • ‘He said the roof on the new grandstand was half-completed and glazing was being installed.’
    • ‘Sue Lancett who works in the glazing department would rather take redundancy.’
    • ‘Contractors will also be working on specialist glazing, stonework installation, IT and general site maintenance over the Christmas break.’
    • ‘The strong, visor-like bands of glazing are also retained, but replaced with double-glazed units and a secondary line of glazing to improve acoustic conditions.’
    • ‘Window contractors are experts in the installation and repair of glazing products.’
    1. 1.1 Glass windows.
      ‘sealed protective glazing’
      • ‘Above ground, it reads as an ensemble of hermetic stone boxes incised with continuous horizontal strips of glazing at ground level, so providing a sense of animation for passers-by.’
      • ‘What kind of glass should you use - normal glass or acrylic glazing?’
      • ‘Interior glazing allows researchers to oversee their lab spaces from their offices.’
      • ‘Reflective glazing is popular for large windows and in hot climates.’
      • ‘The house is light and airy with lots of glazing and three balconies on three levels let the garden come into the house.’
      • ‘Double and triple-paned glazing options on glass are available for maximum energy efficiency.’
      • ‘All of this is performed in a bizarre silence, the triple glazing of the terminal windows providing an effective barrier between waiting passengers and the noise of the aircraft.’
      • ‘He said such improvements might, for example, create ventilation between the inner stained glass and the protective outer glazing.’
      • ‘You will probably need more than one window to introduce the recommended glazing to floor area of 10-20%.’
      • ‘It is available as a clear or tinted glazing so it can be installed without altering the appearance of the facility.’
      • ‘Storm windows can increase the efficiency of single-pane windows, the least energy-efficient type of glazing.’
      • ‘Today's building codes in most areas of the country generally require insulated glazing.’
      • ‘Also, we currently have secondary glazing, which deals with the traffic noise very effectively.’
      • ‘A total of 18,000 hand-blown glass panes made in Germany to replicate the original glazing of 1836 have been placed by specialist glaziers between the bars.’
      • ‘This glazing is projected to save 9.5 million kilowatt-hours of electricity per year.’
      • ‘Any risk of feeling claustrophobic is banished by generous areas of glazing.’
      • ‘The ample glazing gives the children a visual connection to the exterior environment, and the colored, laminated glass facades help the children with orientation within the school.’
      • ‘The 1932 building was fitted with a water-source heat pump and high-efficiency windows with spectrally selective glazing.’
      • ‘Double-hung windows were replaced to match the profile and leaded glazing of the originals.’
      • ‘When the castle was taken into State care in 1950 it only remained to complete the reflooding of the lakes and the restoration and glazing of the windows of the Great Hall, aided by private donors in 1960.’
      • ‘Secondary glazing, where a second window is fitted inside the first, can cut noise by up to 50%.’
      • ‘Glass, the oldest type of glazing, is probably the most commonly available material.’