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Meaning of SASH

Pronunciation:  sash

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers
  2. [n]  a framework that holds the panes of a window in the window frame
 

SASH is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: cincture, girdle, waistband, waistcloth, window sash
 
 See Also: band, casement, cummerbund, frame, framework, framing, window

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sash\, n. [Pers. shast a sort of girdle.]
    A scarf or band worn about the waist, over the shoulder, or
    otherwise; a belt; a girdle, -- worn by women and children as
    an ornament; also worn as a badge of distinction by military
    officers, members of societies, etc.
    
    
  2. \Sash\, v. t.
    To adorn with a sash or scarf. --Burke.
    
    
  3. \Sash\, n. [F. ch[^a]ssis a frame, sash, fr. ch[^a]sse a
    shrine, reliquary, frame, L. capsa. See {Case} a box.]
    1. The framing in which the panes of glass are set in a
       glazed window or door, including the narrow bars between
       the panes.
    
    2. In a sawmill, the rectangular frame in which the saw is
       strained and by which it is carried up and down with a
       reciprocating motion; -- also called {gate}.
    
    {French sash}, a casement swinging on hinges; -- in
       distinction from a vertical sash sliding up and down.
    
    
  4. \Sash\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sashed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Sashing}.]
    To furnish with a sash or sashes; as, to sash a door or a
    window.
    
    
 

 

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