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meeting rail

noun
1.
(in a double-hung window) the rail of each sash that meets a rail of the other when the window is closed.
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  • The fixed meeting rail is secured utilizing end caps secured to the frame with screws through the cap and into the jambs.
  • The fixed meeting rail is attached to the frame jambs with one screw per end.
  • The fixed meeting rail is attached to the frame jambs with screws.
  • The meeting rail of the primary window must align with that of the storm sash.
  • The meeting rail of storm windows must coincide with that of the existing sash.
  • The storm comes up so high now that it completely covers the meeting rail and you can't see any of the detail of the windows.
  • The distinctive meeting rail and the strong shadow lines it casts are important features to retain.

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