Definition of Window

1. Noun. 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. Noun. A transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened.

3. Noun. A transparent panel (as of an envelope) inserted in an otherwise opaque material.
Generic synonyms: Panel
Group relationships: Window Envelope

4. Noun. An opening that resembles a window in appearance or function. "He could see them through a window in the trees"
Generic synonyms: Gap, Opening

5. Noun. The time period that is considered best for starting or finishing something. "They had a window of less than an hour when an attack would have succeeded"
Generic synonyms: Period, Period Of Time, Time Period

6. Noun. A pane of glass in a window. "The ball shattered the window"
Exact synonyms: Windowpane
Generic synonyms: Pane, Pane Of Glass, Window Glass

7. Noun. 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"
Generic synonyms: Opening
Specialized synonyms: Ticket Window

8. Noun. (computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen.
Group relationships: Computer Display, Computer Screen
Specialized synonyms: Dialog Box, Panel, Foreground
Generic synonyms: Display, Video Display
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing

Definition of Window

1. n. An opening in the wall of a building for the admission of light and air, usually closed by casements or sashes containing some transparent material, as glass, and capable of being opened and shut at pleasure.

2. v. t. To furnish with windows.

3. n. An opening in the wall of a building for the admission of light and air, usually closed by casements or sashes containing some transparent material, as glass, and capable of being opened and shut at pleasure.

4. v. t. To furnish with windows.

Definition of Window

1. Noun. An opening, usually covered by one or more panes of clear glass, to allow light and air from outside to enter a building or vehicle. ¹

2. Noun. An opening, usually covered by glass, in a shop which allows people to view the shop and its products from outside. ¹

3. Noun. A period of time when something is available. ¹

4. Noun. (graphical user interface) A rectangular area on a computer terminal or screen containing some kind of user interface, displaying the output of and allowing input for one of a number of simultaneously running computer processes. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To furnish with windows. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To place at or in a window. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Window

1. to provide with a window (an opening in a wall to admit light and air) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Window

1. 1. An opening in the wall of a building for the admission of light and air, usually closed by casements or sashes containing some transparent material, as glass, and capable of being opened and shut at pleasure. "I leaped from the window of the citadel." (Shak) " Then to come, in spite of sorrow, And at my window bid good morrow." (Milton) 2. The shutter, casement, sash with its fittings, or other framework, which closes a window opening. 3. A figure formed of lines crossing each other. "Till he has windows on his bread and butter." (King) French window, the common European martin. Window tax, a tax or duty formerly levied on all windows, or openings for light, above the number of eight in houses standing in cities or towns. Origin: OE. Windowe, windoge, Icel. Vindauga window, properly, wind eye; akin to Dan. Vindue. See Wind, and Eye. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Window Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Window

windling
windlings
windmill
windmilled
windmiller
windmillers
windmilling
windmills
windock
windocks
windoid
windoids
windore
windores
window-dress
window-seat
window-shop
window-shopper
window-shopping
window-washing
window blind
window box
window boxes
window cleaner
window cleaners
window detector
window dresser
window dressers

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