Glossary


Venting of Protective Covering System

The venting system is necessary to reduce heat build-up and reduce the potential for condensation, which preserves the stained glass windows.

Venting of Protective Covering System

The venting system is necessary to reduce heat build-up and reduce the potential for condensation, which preserves the stained glass windows.

Vitreous Paint

A mixture of ground glass and metallic oxides used to paint on glass.

Vitreous Paint

A mixture of ground glass and metallic oxides used to paint on glass.

West End

The west or entrance end of the church is the people's area. Usually the large west wall has the rose window. It is not necessarily compass west.

West End

The west or entrance end of the church is the people's area. Usually the large west wall has the rose window. It is not necessarily compass west.

White Glass

Term often misused for clear glass.

White Glass

Term often misused for clear glass.

Window Glass

Clear glass.

Window Glass

Clear glass.

Wispy

Cathedral glass containing white cloud-like steaks.

Wispy

Cathedral glass containing white cloud-like steaks.

Z-Section

A Z-shaped metal extrusion found at the perimeter of the sash.

Z-Section

A Z-shaped metal extrusion found at the perimeter of the sash.