Noun: window win-dow
- A framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
- A transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened
- A transparent panel (as of an envelope) inserted in an otherwise opaque material
- An opening that resembles a window in appearance or function
"he could see them through a window in the trees"
- 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"
- A pane of glass in a window
"the ball shattered the window";
- An opening in a wall or screen that admits light and air and through which customers can be served
"he stuck his head in the window"
- (computing) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen
Derived forms: windows
Type of: display, framework, gap, opening, pane, pane of glass, panel, period, period of time, time period, video display, window glass
Part of: auto, autobus, automobile, building, bus, car, charabanc [Brit], coach, computer display, computer screen, double-decker, edifice, jitney [N. Amer], machine, monitor, motorbus, motorcar, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicle, window envelope
Encyclopedia: Window, Window