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Definitions and Synonyms of window | Another word for window | What is window?

Definition 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 - [noun denoting artifact]

(window is a kind of ...) a structure supporting or containing something

(... is a kind of window ) a window that sticks out from the outside wall of a house

(... is a kind of window ) a large window with a single pane (usually overlooking a view)

(... is a kind of window ) a window that opens by pivoting either horizontally or vertically

(... is a kind of window ) a window in a ship or airplane

(... is a kind of window ) circular window filled with tracery

(... is a kind of window ) a window with (usually two) sashes that slide vertically to let in air

(... is a kind of window ) a window in a roof to admit daylight

(... is a kind of window ) a window that opens by sliding horizontally

(... is a kind of window ) a window made of stained glass

(... is a kind of window ) a window outside an ordinary window to protect against severe weather or winter

(... is a kind of window ) a window above a door that is usually hinged to a horizontal crosspiece over the door

(... is a kind of window ) a circular or oval window; 17th or 18th century French architecture

(... is a kind of window ) a window with glass louvers

(... is a kind of window ) part of an interior wall rising above the adjacent roof with windows admitting light

(... is a kind of window ) a window of a store facing onto the street; used to display merchandise for sale in the store

(... is a kind of window ) a gabled extension built out from a sloping roof to accommodate a vertical window

(... is a kind of window ) a window with one or more casements

(... is a kind of window ) the window in a gabled extension built to accommodate a window

(... is a kind of window ) a window with two panes of glass and a space between them; reduces heat and noise transmission through the window

(... is a kind of window ) a window having two sashes that slide up and down

(... is a kind of window ) a semicircular window over a door or window; usually has sash bars like the ribs of a fan

(... is a kind of window ) a narrow window having a lancet arch and without tracery

(window is a part of ...) the enclosing frame around a door or window opening

"the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced"

(window is a part of ...) the framework that supports a window

(window is a part of ...) a nonstructural vertical strip between the casements or panes of a window (or the panels of a screen)

(window is a part of ...) a lock attached to the sashes of a double hung window that can fix both in the shut position

(window is a part of ...) a framework that holds the panes of a window in the window frame

(window is a part of ...) sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors

(window is a part of ...) a pane of glass in a window

"the ball shattered the window"

(... is part of window) a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

"there was a three-story building on the corner" "it was an imposing edifice"

Definition 2: a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened - [noun denoting artifact]

(window is a kind of ...) a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made

"they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"

(... is a kind of window ) a window in a car

(... is part of window) a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport

"he always rode the bus to work"

(... is part of window) a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine

"he needs a car to get to work"

Definition 3: a transparent panel (as of an envelope) inserted in an otherwise opaque material - [noun denoting artifact]

(window is a kind of ...) sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something

(... is part of window) an envelope with a transparent panel that reveals the address on the enclosure

Definition 4: (computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen - [noun denoting artifact]

(window is a kind of ...) an electronic device that represents information in visual form

(... is a kind of window ) (computer science) a small temporary window in a graphical user interface that appears in order to request information from the user; after the information has been provided the user dismisses the box with `okay' or `cancel'

(... is a kind of window ) (computer science) a window for an active application

(... is part of window) a screen used to display the output of a computer to the user

(window belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

Definition 5: a pane of glass in a window - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where window or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the ball shattered the window

Synonyms for window in the sense of this definition

(window is a kind of ...) sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors

(... is part of window) a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air

Definition 6: an opening in a wall or screen that admits light and air and through which customers can be served - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where window or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he stuck his head in the window

(window is a kind of ...) a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made

"they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"

(... is a kind of window ) a window through which tickets are sold (as from a ticket booth)

Definition 7: an opening that resembles a window in appearance or function - [noun denoting object]

Samples where window or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he could see them through a window in the trees

(window is a kind of ...) an open or empty space in or between things

"there was a small opening between the trees" "the explosion made a gap in the wall"

Definition 8: the time period that is considered best for starting or finishing something - [noun denoting time]

Samples where window or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

(window is a kind of ...) an amount of time

"a time period of 30 years" "hastened the period of time of his recovery" "Picasso's blue period"

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