muntin


muntin
/mun"tn/, n.
1. Also called sash bar. a bar for holding the edges of window panes within a sash. See diag. under double-hung.
2. (formerly) a vertical bar in a window sash.
3. a stile within the frame of a door or the like.
[1300-50; earlier mountan, montan, ME mountaun, mountain < MF montant, n. use of prp. of monter to MOUNT1; cf. D munting]

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  • Muntin — Mun tin, Munting Mun ting, n. [CF. {Montant}.] (Arch.) Same as {Mullion}; especially used in joiner s work. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muntin — [munt′ n] n. any of the strips of wood or metal used for support between panes of glass, as in a window …   English World dictionary

  • Muntin — Diagonal muntins separating diamond shaped panes of glass in a casement window …   Wikipedia

  • muntin — noun Etymology: alteration of montant vertical dividing bar, from French, from present participle of monter to rise more at mount Date: 1774 a strip separating panes of glass in a sash …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Muntin — Croisée (fenêtre) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Croisée. Une croisée d’angle, configuration assez rare (Les Mées (Alpes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • muntin — noun One of the separators between panes of glass in a composite window …   Wiktionary

  • muntin — n. window dividers (also known as sash bars) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Muntin — ♦ Intermediate upright in panelling. (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 413) …   Medieval glossary

  • muntin — mun·tin …   English syllables

  • muntin — mun•tin [[t]ˈmʌn tn[/t]] n. bui a bar for holding the edges of window panes within a sash • Etymology: 1300–50; earlier mountan, montan, ME mountaun, mountain < MF montant, n. use of prp. of monter to mount I …   From formal English to slang


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