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Window

Meanings and phrases

window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
  2. a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened
  3. a transparent panel (as of an envelope) inserted in an otherwise opaque material
  4. an opening that resembles a window in appearance or function
  5. the time period that is considered best for starting or finishing something
  6. an opening in a wall or screen that admits light and air and through which customers can be served
  7. (computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen
  8. a pane of glass in a window; windowpane

French window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a French door situated in an exterior wall of a building

bay window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a window that sticks out from the outside wall of a house; bow window
  2. slang for a paunch; pot; potbelly; corporation; tummy
E.g.
  • A bay window on the track side is the station office.
  • Two rounded bay window units rise the full nine stories.
  • The eastern bay has a two-storey height faceted bay window.

bow window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a window that sticks out from the outside wall of a house; bay window

car window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a window in a car

casement window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a window with one or more casements

display window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a window of a store facing onto the street; used to display merchandise for sale in the store; shop window; shopwindow; show window

dormer window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a gabled extension built out from a sloping roof to accommodate a vertical window; dormer
  2. the window in a gabled extension built to accommodate a window

double-hung window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a window having two sashes that slide up and down

lancet window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a narrow window having a lancet arch and without tracery
E.g.
  • The north façade contains a broad lancet window.
  • There is a large stained glass lancet window above the altar.
  • This five lancet window has a "Vierge de pitié" in the third lancet.

louvered window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a window with glass louvers; jalousie

oriel window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a projecting bay window corbeled or cantilevered out from a wall; oriel
E.g.
  • The porches are supported by clustered columns, and topped by a fully pedimented gable with oriel window.
  • The court is entered through a pretty gateway, also in red brick, with a Tudor style arch which has an oriel window above on both sides.
  • The shop front in the left-hand gable has a doorway next to a canted oriel window and a two-light mullioned and transomed window above it.

oval window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fenestra that has the base of the stapes attached to it; fenestra ovalis; fenestra vestibuli; fenestra of the vestibule

picture window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large window with a single pane (usually overlooking a view)

pivoting window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a window that opens by pivoting either horizontally or vertically

rear window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. car window that allows vision out of the back of the car
E.g.
  • In October 2011, the rear window became an option.
  • The fuselage of the trainer featured a rear window.
  • Double cab models received a sliding rear window.

rose window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. circular window filled with tracery; rosette
E.g.
  • The rose window over the portal is partially destroyed.
  • It has a large Gothic portal surmounted by a rose window.
  • The organ chamber has a three-light window and a rose window.

round window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fenestra leading into the cochlea; fenestra rotunda; fenestra cochleae; fenestra of the cochlea

sash window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a window with (usually two) sashes that slide vertically to let in air
E.g.
  • The gable above is fully pedimented, with a sash window at the center.
  • The rear has cornice returns and a single double-hung sash window in the gable.
  • There was a bow window on the left of the front door and a double hung sash window on the other side of the door.

shop window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a window of a store facing onto the street; used to display merchandise for sale in the store; display window; shopwindow; show window
E.g.
  • The shop window was at the Firmin family home in Blean.
  • In 1908, the artist receives an order from a jeweler to decorate the shop window.
  • In another American city, a display of Homburgs in a shop window was adorned with the sign "Welcome to Anthony Eden".

show window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a window of a store facing onto the street; used to display merchandise for sale in the store; display window; shop window; shopwindow
  2. a setting in which something can be displayed to best effect; showcase

sliding window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a window that open by sliding horizontally

stained-glass window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a window made of stained glass

storm window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a window outside an ordinary window to protect against severe weather or winter; storm sash

ticket window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a window through which tickets are sold (as from a ticket booth)
E.g.
  • It staffs the ticket window which is equipped with a POS machine but does not have a "Midori no Madoguchi" facility.
  • The station building is a wooden structure of traditional Japanese design and houses a staffed ticket window, a waiting area, a shop and a restaurant.
  • The station building is a modern concrete structure which houses a waiting room, automatic ticket vending machine, a Sugoca charge machine, a Sugoca reader and a staffed ticket window.

transom window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a window above a door that is usually hinged to a horizontal crosspiece over the door; transom; fanlight
E.g.
  • Its front door is slightly recessed, with a four-pane transom window above.
  • The entrance opening is topped by a segmented arch, allowing space for a multilight transom window.
  • The latter is also true for a transom window, which has a horizontal bar or transom separating the lights.

window blind

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a blind for privacy or to keep out light

window box

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a long narrow box for growing plants on a windowsill

window cleaner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who cleans windows for pay

window dresser

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who decorates shop windows; window trimmer

window dressing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant; facade
  2. the decoration of shop windows

window envelope

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an envelope with a transparent panel that reveals the address on the enclosure

window frame

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the framework that supports a window

window glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors; pane; pane of glass
E.g.
  • Prior to 1984, the hardtop included sliding window glass as an option.
  • Madeira wine, window glass, which will be sold by the bag, chest, bale, or package".
  • In 1851, he became a partner in the Union Glass Company which manufactured window glass.

window lock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a lock attached to the sashes of a double hung window that can fix both in the shut position; sash fastener; sash lock

window oyster

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. marine bivalve common in Philippine coastal waters characterized by a large thin flat translucent shell; windowpane oyster; capiz; Placuna placenta

window pane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. street name for lysergic acid diethylamide; acid; back breaker; battery-acid; dose; dot; Elvis; loony toons; Lucy in the sky with diamonds; pane; superman; Zen

window sash

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a framework that holds the panes of a window in the window frame; sash

window screen

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. screen to keep insects from entering a building through the open window

window seat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bench or similar seat built into a window recess

window shade

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an opaque window blind that can cover or uncover a window

window trimmer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who decorates shop windows; window dresser

window washer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who washes windows

transfer window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Paços de Ferreira during the January transfer window.
  • He left on loan to Pro Patria in the same transfer window.
  • The move was made permanent in the January transfer window.

glass window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is a stained glass window by Charles Eamer Kempe.
  • The church has a stained glass window by William Morris.
  • Stained glass window panels in the college depicted images of slavery.

east window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The east window of the chancel has three lights.
  • The east window of the chancel has five lights.
  • The 19th century east window is three-lighted.

stained glass window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is a stained glass window by Charles Eamer Kempe.
  • The church has a stained glass window by William Morris.
  • The stained glass window depicts some scenes concerning Saint-Yves' life.

summer transfer window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the 2016 summer transfer window, he joined SSV Jahn Regensburg.
  • In the summer transfer window.
  • Adam officially signed for Al-Jeel during the 2014 summer transfer window.

through the window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Haruka looks at her through the window and departs.
  • Then, Joe exits through the window.
  • Peter is watching through the window when a blonde pulls him away.

winter transfer window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the 2016–17 winter transfer window Heidinger moved to 3.
  • In the winter transfer window, winger Nolito was loaned to Granada.
  • Vidémont joined Ajaccio in January 2015, on the final day of the winter transfer window.

through a window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • I go through a window one day and from that point on my life forever".
  • Kaine enters through a window with baby May and gives her to her family.
  • His Napoleon bust was also taken by a burglar entering through a window.

window openings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The annex contains wide window openings with narrow brick piers outside them.
  • The original north wall of the chancel still remains with its blunt-lancet, ungrooved window openings.
  • The building has timber framed window openings, modern timber flush doors with covered over fanlights.

west window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The west window above the west door is of three lights and traceried.
  • Entrance at west end in single-storey wing of 7-bays under traceried west window.
  • The glass in the west window is in memory of George Bray, vicar from 1908 to 1934.

window frames

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Some of the window frames appear to be original.
  • French doors and window frames were ordered from Boston.
  • Its most characteristic feature is the trapezium-shaped window frames.

window above

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The window above the main entrance is blind.
  • There is a large stained glass lancet window above the altar.
  • The west window above the west door is of three lights and traceried.

open window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Trains were diesel powered and had open window coaches.
  • Horton and some confederates slipped through an open window .
  • At that exact moment, a car was passing and Pappa dove in through an open window.

window manager

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A fundamental part of a DE is the window manager or WM.
  • A window manager creates a certain way for application windows to present themselves to the user.
  • A window manager facilitates the interactions between windows, applications, and the windowing system.

small window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On the south side is a small window and a clock face.
  • Above the door is a small window to a room which served as the chapter prison.
  • It had four fireplaces, two above and two below and a small window in each gable.

bedroom window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Moon rises and shines through a girl's bedroom window.
  • Kate appears to jump out of the bedroom window before the tape abruptly ends.
  • In the next scene, Thirlwall balances on a ledge outside Ryan's bedroom window.

door and window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the same period, the brothers decided to open an exterior door and window.
  • The interior features plaster cornice moldings and Greek Revival door and window surrounds.
  • A fireplace, door and window exist at the wider end, with a small shake-covered cabin extension.

arched window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A prominent arched window faces 5th Street.
  • It had arched window surrounds with sash-type windows and stone sills.
  • The building features decorative stucco sills to windows and slightly arched window heads.

large window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Above the portal is also a large window in the Baroque style.
  • Each has a plinth and the chapel has a large window on its east side.
  • A large window is located on the west end of the facade and a smaller window on the east end.

window and door

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The three storeys are built of fieldstone and with window and door frames of limestone.
  • The turbine hall was a brick building with prefabricated stone used on window and door surrounds.
  • When creating window and door openings, a lintel is placed on top of the opening to support the bricks above.

window bays

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is long and deep, with twelve window bays.
  • Section D is 33 window bays, E is 42, and F 45 window bays in length.

memorial window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is also a memorial window and some memorabilia in the church.
  • A memorial window to him is situated on the south wall of St Mary at the Walls, Colchester.
  • A memorial window to his memory is in the north aisle of St John the Baptist's Church, Chester.

single window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 73 economies implement single window system in the world.
  • Azerbaijani government supports financially single window system.
  • With light cast upon him from a single window, they place a laurel wreath on his head.

window surrounds

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It had arched window surrounds with sash-type windows and stone sills.
  • There is stucco decoration to window surrounds, including label moulds.
  • Carved stone quoins, capitals, cartouches and window surrounds add exterior interest.

front window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As Isles arrived and entered the front gate he was shot by Robinson from a front window.
  • Under his direction, new additions such as the library window and the front window finals were made.
  • The original stained glass panes that adorned the two front window archways and two oval side windows were missing from the home.

each window

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The same insignia appears in the upper part of each window (the tympanum).
  • In the inner part of each window there are holes to install wooden window bars.
  • The troughs were cups chained to a bronze ring fitted into the two holes of each window.

window opened

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The transfer went through on 1 January 2014 when the German transfer window opened.
  • The winter transfer window opened on 1 January 2009, although a few transfers took place prior to that date.
  • The winter transfer window opened on 1 January 2009, although a few transfers may have taken place prior to that date.
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