sash

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Arabic شاش (šāš, muslin cloth).

Noun[edit]

sash (plural sashes)

  1. A decorative length of cloth worn as a broad belt or over the shoulder, often for ceremonial or other formal occasions.
  2. The opening part of a window usually containing the glass panes, hinged to the jamb, or sliding up and down as in a sash window.
  3. (software, graphical user interface) A draggable vertical or horizontal bar used to adjust the relative sizes of two adjacent windows.
  4. 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; the gate.

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Verb[edit]

sash (third-person singular simple present sashes, present participle sashing, simple past and past participle sashed)

  1. (transitive) To adorn with a sash or scarf.
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