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sash weight

noun
1.
a counterweight to a vertically sliding window sash.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40
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  • Hung windows utilize window balances to offset sash weight, allowing even heavy sashes to be moved with ease.
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sash weight

noun
1.
a weight used to counterbalance the weight of a sliding sash in a sash window and thus hold it in position at any height
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