curtain wall definition by Webster's New World
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an independently supported outer wall that carries only its own weight and is freely removable
curtain wall definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- An outer or enclosing wall, especially one connecting two towers or turrets, as in a medieval fortification.
- A nonbearing wall, often of glass and steel, fixed to the outside of a building and serving especially as cladding.