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Meaning of "curtain wall" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CURTAIN WALL

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CURTAIN WALL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Curtain wall is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CURTAIN WALL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of curtain wall in the English dictionary

The definition of curtain wall in the dictionary is a non-load-bearing external wall attached to a framed structure, often one that is prefabricated. Other definition of curtain wall is a low wall outside the outer wall of a castle, serving as a first line of defence.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CURTAIN WALL

curtail
curtail step
curtailer
curtailment
curtain
curtain call
curtain hook
curtain lecture
curtain pole
curtain rail
curtain raiser
curtain ring
curtain rod
curtain speech
curtain-raiser
curtain-twitcher
curtain-up
curtained
curtainless
curtains

WORDS THAT END LIKE CURTAIN WALL

brick wall
cavity wall
cell wall
Chinese wall
climbing wall
drive to the wall
fly on the wall
garden wall
go to the wall
go up the wall
hanging wall
hole in the wall
party wall
perimeter wall
retaining wall
sea wall
video wall
wall
wall to wall
with one´s back to the wall
writing on the wall

Synonyms and antonyms of curtain wall in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «curtain wall» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CURTAIN WALL

Find out the translation of curtain wall to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of curtain wall from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «curtain wall» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

幕墙
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

muro cortina
570 millions of speakers

English

curtain wall
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पर्दे की दीवार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الحائط الساتر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

наружной стены
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

parede de cortina
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পর্দা প্রাচীর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mur-rideau
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

tirai dinding
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vorhangfassade
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カーテンウォール
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

커튼 월
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tembok tirai
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vách
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

திரை சுவர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पडद्याची भिंत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

perde duvar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

facciata continua
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ściana osłonowa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зовнішньої стіни
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

perete cortina
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υαλοπετάσματος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gordyn muur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ringmur
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gardin vegg
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of curtain wall

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CURTAIN WALL»

The term «curtain wall» is regularly used and occupies the 70.147 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CURTAIN WALL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about curtain wall

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CURTAIN WALL»

Discover the use of curtain wall in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to curtain wall and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Contemporary Curtain Wall Architect
In Contemporary Curtain Wall Architecture, architect and building technology expert Scott Murray presents an exhaustive taxonomy of the materials and techniques necessary for the design, fabrication, and installation of today's curtain wall ...
Scott Charles Murray, 2009
2
Curtain Walls: Recent Developments by Cesar Pelli & Associates
"Curtain Walls" dokumentiert zwanzig beispielhafte Fassadenlösungen des Büros Cesar Pelli & Associates.
Michael J. Crosbie, 2005
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Curtain Wall Systems: A Primer
Dudley G. McFarquhar, Ph.D., P.E. This chapter provides an overview of some common materials used with curtain wall systems and some different configurations of some elements. Note that curtain wall systems are proprietary and consist of ...
Committee on Curtain Wall Systems, Ali M. Memari, 2013
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Science and Technology of Building Seals, Sealants, Glazing ...
ABSTRACT: Stick system curtain wall leak problems are frequently caused by water entry at the splice joints of the curtain wall frame and failure of the internal metal joinery seals. Remedial solutions involving occupied buildings inevitably face ...
Jerome M. Klosowski, James C. Myers, 1999
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Metal Curtain Walls
Our attack was in three steps: 1. A study of curtain walls in general; 2. A study of the properties and characteristics of stainless steel; 3. The application of these properties in the design of curtain wall panels of stainless steel. The Ideal Curtain  ...
‎1955
6
Durability of Building and Construction Sealants and ...
First, the story drift R of a curtain wall panel and the number of movement cycles of relative story displacement at a sealed joint over its service life were investigated using earthquake data of the Japan Meteorological Agency. The results ...
Andreas T. Wolf, 2006
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Chicago Skyscrapers, 1871-1934
Date Building Architect Location Demolished Facade Type Height (stories) Foundation 1920 Crerar Library Holabird 8 Roche Michigan 8 Randolph 1981 Solid Curtain Wall 16 caissons 1920 Drake Hotel Marshall 8 Fox Lake Shore Drive ...
Thomas Leslie, 2013
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Sealants for Curtain Walls: A Research Correlation ...
The curtain wall sections in question were 22' high and 6' wide, and no test station exists which is large enough to perform a static pressure differential test on sections of this size. The super wind generating device necessary for a satisfactory ...
National Research Council (U.S.). Building Research Institute, 1959
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Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012
Offsets in a curtain panel's Type Properties determine how the panel is placed relative to the curtain wall's location line. Curtain panels are always one of the following: Empty Panels No panel is placed between the grids. Glazed Panels These ...
James Vandezande, Phil Read, Eddy Krygiel, 2011
10
Glass & Interactive Building Envelopes
Figure 1b: Façade/office configuration - Wall configuration The yearly energy consumption of the same room is simulated for various external façade systems: - A curtain wall with 100% clear glass; - An Active Wall with 100% clear glass; - An  ...
Michel Crisinel, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CURTAIN WALL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term curtain wall is used in the context of the following news items.
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Senior's systems help drive sales at new car showrooms
Curtain wall, shop front glazing and commercial doors systems from leading fenestration designer and manufacturer Senior Architectural ... «Glass on Web, Jul 15»
2
Owens Corning Inc. division to locate to former Mars Petcare
The company in 2013 acquired Thermafiber, a manufacturer of mineral wool insulation used in fire blankets and curtain wall applications. «Joplin Globe, Jul 15»
3
Thematic splendour for metro stations
In addition, the consultant has suggested sprucing up of each station with vertical garden and water curtain wall, to further enliven the premises. «The Hindu, Jul 15»
4
More scrutiny from village on 271-apartment project
"The storefront is this continuous curtain wall of aluminum and glass. There is no character at all. There is a lot of detail left to develop.". «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
5
Renovate by Berkowitz Installed on SandRidge Tower in Oklahoma …
The Renovate by Berkowitz window/curtain wall retrofit system is being used to update SandRidge Tower in Oklahoma City, headquarters of ... «Glass Magazine, Jul 15»
6
DML Group completes £820000 London project
The works incorporated steel curtain wall screens, double-glazing and automatic doors, along with terracotta tiling and specially-designed ... «Yorkshire Post, Jul 15»
7
Duo Dickinson: When branding becomes blanding in New Haven
... those corners will become but a glimpse, versus the blank stare of a bent glass curtain wall, asymmetrically creased for no discernible reason ... «New Haven Register, Jul 15»
8
Major investment in Theegarten-Pactec's company history
The facade is a curtain wall consisting of various materials such as fibre cement panels, metal panels and expanded metal. The offices have a ... «WorldPressOnline, Jul 15»
9
In Detail> FBI South Florida Headquarters
... no matter where in the building you stand, you are never more than 30 feet from the natural light and views afforded by the glass curtain wall. «The Architect's Newspaper, Jul 15»
10
Again? Trademark Fun
For example, if one were to attempt to trademark “curtain wall,” thus precluding its use by anyone else in the industry, would such a general ... «USGlass Metal & Glazing, Jul 15»

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