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23:10 May 11, 2001
Japanese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Japanese term or phrase: FIX窓
In a floor plan, the window/door from the balcony into the living room is called FIX--what is a FIX window or door; an acronym for something. I have looked and looked! Thanks
Kay Vreeland
English translation:"Fixed" window...
Explanation:
If you are looking for a "fixed window":

Windows or portions of window units that are designed not to open

It's an architectural term.

Take a look at this excellent glossary:

http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/index.htm...
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naa picture window, a window that cannot be opened.xxxmichiokn
na"Fixed" window...Pro-Japanese


  

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2 hrs
"Fixed" window...


Explanation:
If you are looking for a "fixed window":

Windows or portions of window units that are designed not to open

It's an architectural term.

Take a look at this excellent glossary:

http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/index.htm...


    Reference: http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/index.htm...
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2 days 9 hrs
a picture window, a window that cannot be opened.


Explanation:
There are many types of windows.

Picture windows are parmanently fixed windows that you cannnot open or close. Japanses for Fixed or Picture window is: 固定窓、ピクチャ窓

Casement windows swing open and close sideway. In Japanese: 開き窓、観音開きの窓

Awning windows swing open and close upward. In Japanese:オーニング窓

Double or single hung widnows side open and close. In Japanese:上げ下げ窓、ダブルハング窓、シングルハング窓

Hope the above will be helpful.

Michio
michiokn@aol.com


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