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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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Quotes of window

  1. There's a lot of stress... but once you get in the car, all that goes out the window – Dan Brown
  2. The views of the Earth are really beautiful. If you've ever seen a space IMAX movie, that's really what it looks like. I wish I'd had more time just to sit and look out the window with a map, but our science program kept us very busy in the lab most of the time. – David M. Brown
  3. It's the change of rhythm which I think is what keeps me alive. In Spain I hear so much noise from my window that can't stand it. In Switzerland it's the lack of noise that drives me crazy. – Geraldine Chaplin
  4. The tests which showed that this was the only rifle which had the markings which were shown on the bullets; the fact that a man was seen by several witnesses, not identified, but seen in the window with the general description of what he looked like. – John Sherman Cooper
  5. On the last morning of Virginia's bloodiest year since the Civil War, I built a fire and sat facing a window of darkness where at sunrise I knew I would find the sea. – Patricia Cornwell
  6. It started when I woke up, all I wanted to do is jump out of the window I didn't want to eat anymore, because I was afraid that I might poison myself somehow. – Jonathan Davis
  7. I can't tell you why there's a delay, but stick your head out of the window and you'll know why. – Dizzy Dean
  8. When I was a kid I got busted for throwing a rock through a car window and egging a house on halloween. – Gavin DeGraw
  9. My mother sent me to psychiatrists since the age of four because she didn't think little boys should be sad. When my brother was born, I stared out the window for days. Can you imagine that? – Andy Kaufman
  10. Even Tom Sawyer had a girlfriend and to talk about adults without talking about their sex drives is like talking about a window without glass. – Grace Metalious
  11. To talk about adults without talking about their sex drives is like talking about a window without glass. – Grace Metalious
  12. I look out the window sometimes to seek the color of the shadows and the different greens in the trees, but when I get ready to paint I just close my eyes and imagine a scene. – Grandma Moses
  13. I have stretched ropes from steeple to steeple; garlands from window to window golden chains from star to star, and I dance. – Arthur Rimbaud
  14. And when I met Cecil Taylor it was a complete transformation of musical identities. All the tenets that I had grown up with were thrown out the window – Archie Shepp
  15. Under this window in stormy weather I marry this man and woman together; Let none but Him who rules the thunder Put this man and woman asunder. – Jonathan Swift

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

Rhymes for window

  • lindo;