sash weight

sash weight
noun
a counterweight for a sliding sash
Hypernyms: ↑counterweight, ↑counterbalance, ↑counterpoise, ↑balance, ↑equalizer, ↑equaliser

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noun
: an iron bar or cylinder attached to a window sash as a counterweight

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a counterweight to a vertically sliding window sash.
[1730-40]

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sash weight noun
Either of two counterweights in a sash window
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Main Entry:sash

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sash weight,
a slender, metal weight hung within the frame of a window by a sash cord, and used to counterbalance the weight of the sash.

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n. a weight attached by a cord to each side of a window sash to balance it at any height

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