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21:30 Feb 11, 2009
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Italian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
Italian term or phrase: scorrevole
Devo tradurre: "scorrevole alzante interno muro"

E' un tipo di finestra
Stef72
Italy
Local time: 16:19
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Summary of answers provided
4(vertical) sash window/vertical sliding window
simon tanner
3Tilt-in sliding window
Rosanna Palermo


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11 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
(vertical) sash window/vertical sliding window


Explanation:
Think this may be what is meant

see:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sash_window

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Note added at 11 hrs (2009-02-12 09:10:21 GMT)
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sorry, didn't see your note to rfmoon. Perhaps something like CONCEALED SLIDING WINDOW might work at that point

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Note added at 12 hrs (2009-02-12 09:45:43 GMT)
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Found it - CAVITY SLIDING WINDOW!! You can knock my confidence level up to 5 on this one!
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=cavity sliding window&b...

simon tanner
Italy
Local time: 16:19
Works in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 65
Notes to answerer
Asker: Could I say also "inside wall sliding window" ?? Is that possible?

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12 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
Tilt-in sliding window


Explanation:
They tilt-inward for easy cleaning
or simply sliding window would do

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Note added at 12 mins (2009-02-11 21:43:01 GMT)
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More text would help...


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Note added at 19 mins (2009-02-11 21:49:17 GMT)
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http://web.pella.com/products/windowstyles/sliding/Pages/Sli...
here's a US site

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Note added at 17 hrs (2009-02-12 14:38:21 GMT)
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You're right..the phrase did not fully explain the type..
A sash window has 2 panes, "hung" inside the sash, hence single-hung (one pane moves), double-hung (both panes move)see these under the Pella link on both cases one pane slides vertically over the other when the window is opened, but does not slide into the wall. This type of window is what I have at my house.
Sounds like you are dealing with a "pocket window" which much like "Pocket doors" slide into the wall itself.
I would say:
Vertical sliding pocket window
See this link from ermetika
http://www.archiexpo.com/prod/ermetika/wood-pocket-window-50...



    Reference: http://www.made-in-china.com/showroom/ruiming-airle/product-...
Rosanna Palermo
Local time: 09:19
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 134
Notes to answerer
Asker: Forse non hai capito bene !! Mi spiego meglio: di tratta di un tipo di finestra che va a scomparire nel muro, cioè dentro la parete

Asker: FF

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