(in a double-hung window) a meeting rail equal in thickness to its sash.
[pleyn] /pleɪn/ adjective, plainer, plainest. 1. clear or distinct to the eye or ear: a plain trail to the river; to stand in plain view. 2. clear to the mind; evident, manifest, or obvious: to make one’s meaning plain. 3. conveying the meaning clearly and simply; easily understood: plain talk. 4. downright; sheer; utter; self-evident: […]
noun, Nautical. 1. any of the ordinary working sails of a vessel. 2. all these sails, taken collectively.
noun 1. Navigation. sailing on waters that are free of hazards or obstructions. Compare . 2. an easy and unobstructed way, course, or plan: As an heir to a large fortune, he looked forward to financial plain sailing. noun 1. (informal) smooth or easy progress 2. (nautical) sailing in a body of water that is […]
[pleyn-saw] /ˈpleɪnˌsɔ/ verb (used with object), plain-sawed, plain-sawed or plain-sawn, plain-sawing. 1. to reduce (a squared log) to boards with evenly spaced parallel cuts; bastard-saw.