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Noun: show window  show'win-dow
  1. A setting in which something can be displayed to best effect
    "it was a show window for democracy in Africa";
    - showcase
  2. A window of a store facing onto the street; used to display merchandise for sale in the store
    - display window, shop window, shopwindow

Derived forms: show windows

Type of: background, scope, setting, window

Part of: shopfront [Brit], storefront [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Show window