Definitions for "Window Well"
curved wall made of corrugated metal that retains dirt around a basement window.
A dugout area just outside a window that is below or partially below grade level. It can be used to as a fire escape and it also allows light to come in while keeping the earth away from the opening. This term also refers to a curved, corrugated steel insert used to isolate such windows from moisture.
Made of concrete blocks or galvanized steel, a window well holds soil away from a window that is located partially below grade.