window


Definition: Meaning of, window in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈwɪndəʊ /

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window windows
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  1. a space or an area of glass in the wall of a building or vehicle that lets in light
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  2. one of the separate areas on a computer screen where different programs are operating
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  3. also window of opportunity a short period of time that is available for a particular activity
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  4. an area on an envelope with clear plastic in it which lets you see the address written on the letter inside the envelope
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  5. a window on/to the world something that makes it possible to see and learn about what is happening in other parts of the world
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  6. go out (of) the window informal to disappear completely or no longer have any effect
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window used in phrases

  • French window (noun)
    1. a French door situated in an exterior wall of a building
  • bay window (noun)
    1. a window that sticks out from the wall of a house, usually with glass on three sides
  • bow window (noun)
    1. a window that curves out from a wall
  • car window (noun)
    1. a window in a car
  • casement window (noun)
    1. a window with one or more casements
  • display window (noun)
    1. a window of a store facing onto the street; used to display merchandise for sale in the store
  • dormer window (noun)
    1. the window in a gabled extension built to accommodate a window
    2. a gabled extension built out from a sloping roof to accommodate a vertical window
  • double-hung window (noun)
    1. a window having two sashes that slide up and down
  • lancet window (noun)
    1. a narrow window having a lancet arch and without tracery
  • lattice window (noun)
    1. a type of window made of many small pieces of glass shaped like DIAMOND s
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