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Definitions of window

  1. an opening that resembles a window in appearance or function; " he could see them through a window in the trees"
  2. a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
  3. a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened
  4. a transparent panel ( as of an envelope) inserted in an otherwise opaque material
  5. ( computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen
  6. an opening in the wall of a building ( usually to admit light and air); " he stuck his head in the window"
  7. a pane in a window; " the ball shattered the window"
  8. the time period that is considered best for starting or finishing something; " the expanded window will give us time to catch the thieves"; " they had a window of less than an hour when an attack would have succeeded"
  9. An opening in the wall of a building for the admission of light and air, usually closed by casements or sashes containing some transparent material, as glass, and capable of being opened and shut at pleasure.
  10. The shutter, casement, sash with its fittings, or other framework, which closes a window opening.
  11. A figure formed of lines crossing each other.
  12. To furnish with windows.
  13. To place at or in a window.
  14. An opening in the side of a building to let in light and air; the sash, shutter, or other framework which fills such a space.
  15. An opening in the wall of a building for air and light: the frame in the opening.
  16. Opening in the wall of a building to admit light; frame in the opening.
  17. An opening in a building for the admission of light or air.
  18. An opening in the wall of a building for the admission of light, and of air when necessary, consisting of a frame, often with movable sashes, containing panes of glass; an aperture or opening; the frame or other thing that covers the aperture; lattice or casement.
  19. An opening in a building fitted with a movable frame filled with glass for the admission of light and air; an aperture or opening; a lattice or casement.
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Usage examples for window

  1. You can't do anything but look through the window, and I shall ask the doctor if that's safe. – Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  2. Wanted to see if the window was fast. – Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist by John T. McIntyre
  3. She looked out the window. – Fairy Prince and Other Stories by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  4. Young opened his window. – The Adventures of a Freshman by Jesse Lynch Williams
  5. Can't I even look out of the window without having you all on my back? – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  6. At last the three went back to the window. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  7. Kate turned her eyes to the window and was silent a moment before she said slowly: " I ain't got much right to laugh at nobody. – Lovey Mary by Alice Hegan Rice
  8. He got up and shut both the door and the window. – Corpus of a Siam Mosquito by Steven Sills
  9. " But what about the window? – A Thief in the Night by E. W. Hornung
  10. Let's look out the window for it. – Marjorie's New Friend by Carolyn Wells
  11. " Claude, dear, shall I shut the window now? – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  12. Arangbar laughed to himself as he watched her turn again to the window. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  13. The window next him was open. – The Room in the Dragon Volant by J. Sheridan LeFanu
  14. When Herr Dremmel came in he shut the window. – The Pastor's Wife by Elizabeth von Arnim
  15. Elisaveta and Trirodov were looking out of the window. – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub
  16. There was a window open. – The Crystal Stopper by Maurice LeBlanc
  17. Speak to them from the window. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  18. There was no answer from the window. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  19. I turned from it to the window. – A Monk of Cruta by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  20. Why did she put the window down? – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
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