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Noun: window  win-dow
  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
    "he could see them through a window in the trees"
     
  5. 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"
     
  6. A pane of glass in a window
    "the ball shattered the window";
    - windowpane
     
  7. 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"
     
  8. (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