meeting rail

noun
(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.
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