HyperDic: window

English > 8 senses of the word window:
NOUNartifactwindowa framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
artifactwindowa transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back
artifactwindowa transparent panel (as of an envelope) inserted in an otherwise opaque material
objectwindowan opening that resembles a window in appearance or function
timewindowthe time period that is considered best for starting or finishing something
artifactwindow, windowpanea pane of glass in a window
artifactwindowan opening in a wall or screen that admits light and air and through which customers can be served
artifactwindow(computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen
window > pronunciation
Soundswih'ndow
Rhymesaficionado ... widow: 51 rhymes with dow...
English > window: 8 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air.
Part ofbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
Partscasing, caseThe enclosing frame around a door or window opening
mullionA nonstructural vertical strip between the casements or panes of a window (or the panels of a screen)
pane, pane of glass, window glasssheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors
sash, window sashA framework that holds the panes of a window in the window frame
sash fastener, sash lock, window lockA lock attached to the sashes of a double hung window that can fix both in the shut position
window frameThe framework that supports a window
windowpane, windowA pane of glass in a window
Narrowerbay window, bow windowA window that sticks out from the outside wall of a house
casement windowA window with one or more casements
clerestory, clearstoryPart of an interior wall rising above the adjacent roof with windows admitting light
display window, shop window, shopwindow, show windowA window of a store facing / facing onto the street
dormer, dormer windowA gabled extension built out from a sloping roof to accommodate a vertical window
dormer windowThe window in a gabled extension built to accommodate a window
double-hung windowA window having two sashes that slide up and down
double glazingA window with two panes of glass and a space between them
fanlightA semicircular window over a door or window
lancet windowA narrow window having a lancet arch and without tracery
louvered window, jalousieA window with glass louvers
oeil de boeufA circular or oval window
picture windowA large window with a single pane (usually overlooking a view)
pivoting windowA window that opens by pivoting either horizontally or vertically
portholeA window in a ship or airplane
rose window, rosetteCircular window filled with tracery
sash windowA window with (usually two) sashes that slide vertically to let in air
skylight, fanlightA window in a roof to admit daylight
sliding windowA window that open by sliding horizontally
stained-glass windowA window made of stained glass
storm window, storm sashA window outside an ordinary window to protect against severe weather or winter
transom, transom window, fanlightA window above a door that is usually hinged to a horizontal crosspiece over the door
Broaderframework, frameA structure supporting or containing something
Spanishventana
Catalanfinestra
Adjectivesfenestralof or relating to windows
English > window: 8 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened.
Part ofbus, autobus, coach, charabanc, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicleA vehicle carrying many passengers
car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcarA motor vehicle with four wheels
Narrowercar windowA window in a car
BroaderopeningA vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made
Spanishventana, ventanilla
Catalanfinestra, finestreta
English > window: 8 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA transparent panel (as of an envelope) inserted in an otherwise opaque material.
Part ofwindow envelopeAn envelope with a transparent panel that reveals the address on the enclosure
Broaderpanelsheet that forms a distinct / distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something
English > window: 8 senses > noun 4, object
MeaningAn opening that resembles a window in appearance or function.
Example"he could see them through a window in the trees"
Broaderopening, gapAn open or empty space in or between things
English > window: 8 senses > noun 5, time
MeaningThe time period that is considered best for starting or finishing something.
Examples
  • "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"
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
English > window: 8 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA pane of glass in a window.
Example"the ball shattered the window"
Synonymwindowpane
Part ofwindowA framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
Broaderpane, pane of glass, window glasssheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors
Spanishcristal de ventana, cristal, ventana
English > window: 8 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningAn opening in a wall or screen that admits light and air and through which customers can be served.
Example"he stuck his head in the window"
Narrowerticket windowA window through which tickets are sold (as from a ticket booth)
BroaderopeningA vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made
English > window: 8 senses > noun 8, artifact
Meaning(computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen.
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Part ofcomputer screen, computer displayA screen used to display the output / output of a computer to the user
Narrowerdialog box, panel(computer science) a small temporary window in a graphical user interface that appears in order to request information from the user
foreground(computer science) a window for an active application
Broaderdisplay, video displayAn electronic device that represents information in visual form
Spanishventana
Catalanfinestra

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