Casement

Word CASEMENT
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Hyphenation case ment
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Definitions and meanings of "Casement"

What do we mean by casement?

A window sash that opens outward by means of hinges. noun

A window with such sashes. noun

A case or covering. noun

In architecture: A frame for glass, as forming a window or part of a window, and made to open by swinging on hinges which are generally affixed to a vertical side of the opening into which it is fitted. noun

A compartment between the mullions of a window noun

A deep hollow molding used chiefly in cornices, and similar to the scotia of classical or cavetto of Italian architecture. Oxford Glossary. Sometimes, erroneously, casemate. noun

A window sash opening on hinges affixed to the upright side of the frame into which it is fitted. (Poetically) A window. noun

A window sash that is hinged on the side and opens outward noun

A window having such sashes; a casement window (Wikipedia) noun

A casemate noun

A window sash that is hinged (usually on one side) noun

A window sash that is hinged on the side.

A window having such sashes; a casement window.Wp

Occasionally seen as a usage error due to the similarity of the words: A casemate.

A common misconception is that Casement is a type of window. This has came about due to the remarkably perceptive nature of anyone whom has this forename. A Casement can quite literally look into you, see your deepest and darkest fears and desires. It really is just an unfair advantage, with your heritage to thank. Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Casement

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The word "casement" in example sentences

To express it in the same idle imagery it would be the fact that even a casement is a part of a house, as a kettle is a part of a household. ❋ Unknown (2007)

` Drop the Bible into the room, 'for I had seen that the casement was a little open. ❋ Theodore P. Wilson (N/A)

Looking through the casement was the visage of the mariner, no longer stern, but moved with unutterable emotion, and tears, yes, tears trickling down his weather-beaten cheeks. ❋ Tobias Aconite (N/A)

The only object of attraction to be seen from the casement was a fine view of the sea; but Ernest had been too long a sojourner on the wild waste of waters, not to have become weary of their monotony, and tired of gazing at what had been so long a familiar object, he turned his attention to the interior of the room. ❋ Mary E. Herbert (N/A)

The casement was a double one, but I felt sure I could drive a bullet through one of them. ❋ Harold Bindloss (1905)

The grills on each side of the entrance to the main hall were open; that is, the casement windows were thrown back. ❋ Harold MacGrath (1901)

Through a rent in the wall, forming a kind of casement, and about ten feet from the ground, the light now broke over the matted and rank soil, embedded, as it were, in vast masses of shade, and streaming through a mouldering portico hard at hand. ❋ Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton (1838)

Glancing up to the window casement, she noted the sun was high in the morning sky. ❋ Melissa Mayhue (2011)

Billy gap-grinning and breathing hard, bracing for another blow, shouting across the cul-de-sac at the propped casement window beneath the canopy porch of the dressing room where Baby crouches, watching... ❋ Dennis Mahagin (2011)

In Park Slope, the pipes that feed the gas lamps typically run along the front basement wall of a house, heading outside near the front window casement. ❋ Anne Miller (2010)

If you want your Shakespeare in hock to unrelenting beats, populated by pimps and gimps, blow-up dolls and globetrotting MC crews - and performed with more zest than a casement of lemons - this is the transatlantic hiphop party musical for you. ❋ Unknown (2011)

Turned her attention to the window, sliding the thin metal of her betty between the casement and sash. ❋ Alix Rickloff (2011)

It's a 'locking device' for casement windows and "porte-fenêtres". (in England, we call "portes-fenêtres" -- 'French doors') ❋ Unknown (2010)

Mr Ibbs has lost one of his daughters to the mumps, Briggs has got his house done up so smart, two Bow windows at bottom, and sash instead of casement, up stairs. — ❋ Unknown (2009)

Loft Living John Plank Arlington, Va. condo DETAILS: This fifth-floor apartment features exposed brick, floor-to-ceiling casement windows and exposed pipes. ❋ Unknown (2011)

One of many rare pieces in the show is a length of an Anni Albers-designed open weave casement fabric, which was preserved in the attic of a former Knoll employee for about 50 years, said Mr. Martin. ❋ Unknown (2011)

Jesse Neider for The Wall Street Journal The living room , pictured here, has original steel casement windows and pine-lined walls. ❋ Sushil Cheema (2011)

Part of the monastery was built around a courtyard and we can view the domes and towers of the outside through casement windows as we walk along the corridors. ❋ Unknown (2009)

I trembled, and my heart failed within me; when, on looking up, I saw, by the light of the moon, the dæmon at the casement. ❋ Unknown (2010)

He knew there and then that it was time to make a [ferocious] act of love, [right there] in the middle of the [chemistry class]...He's obviously a Casement ❋ TheDocMartin (2009)

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