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Balance system: a system of weights or springs hidden in the sides of the window frame. These balance the weight of the sash so that it holds in any position without the use of latches.

Bay window: a 3-window unit with the end windows set at an angle such that the window protrudes out of the wall. The top of the bay can extend up to the soffit  of the roof or the unit can have its own roof.

Bow window: similar to a bay window, except the bow window generally has more sections, which are positioned to form an arc or bow.

Brick molding: a trim strip around the outside of the window which covers the gap between the window frame and the brick or siding.









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