window

  • 1 Window — Win dow, n. [OE. windowe, windoge, Icel. vindauga window, properly, wind eye; akin to Dan. vindue. ????. See {Wind}, n., and {Eye}.] [1913 Webster] 1. An opening in the wall of a building for the admission of light and air, usually closed by… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 window — window, casement, dormer, oriel can mean an opening in the wall of a building that is usually covered with glass and serves to admit light and air. Window is the ordinary general term for the entire structure, including both its framework and the …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 window — (n.) early 13c., lit. wind eye, from O.N. vindauga, from vindr wind (see WIND (Cf. wind) (n.1)) + auga eye. (see EYE (Cf. eye) (n.)). Replaced O.E. eagþyrl, lit. eye hole, and eagduru, lit …

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  • 4 window — [win′dō] n. [ME windoge < ON vindauga, window, lit., wind eye < vindr, WIND2 + auga, an eye; akin to Ger auge, EYE] 1. a) an opening in a building, vehicle, or container, for letting in light or air or for looking through, usually having a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Window — (von engl. window „Fenster“) oder Plural Windows ([ˈwɪndoʊz]) stehen für: Microsoft Windows, ein Betriebssystem der Firma Microsoft Fenster (Computer), ein Benutzerschnittstellenkonzept bei Computern X Window System, eine grafische… …

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  • 6 window — WÍNDOW s.n. Fereastră, geam; vitrină. [pr. uíndău] (din engl. window) Trimis de tavi, 14.05.2008. Sursa: MDN  WINDOW [UÍNDOU] s. n. fereastră, geam; vitrină. (< engl. window) Trimis de raduborza, 14.02.2008. Sursa: MDN …

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  • 7 window — ► NOUN 1) an opening in a wall or roof, fitted with glass in a frame to let in light or air and allow people to see out. 2) an opening through which customers are served in a bank, ticket office, etc. 3) a transparent panel in an envelope to show …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 Window — Win dow, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Windowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Windowing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To furnish with windows. [1913 Webster] 2. To place at or in a window. [R.] [1913 Webster] Wouldst thou be windowed in great Rome and see Thy master thus… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 window n — window of opportunity …

    English expressions

  • 10 Window — This article is about the part of a building. For the Microsoft operating system, see Microsoft Windows. For other uses, see Window (disambiguation) and Windows (disambiguation). Pair of windows, Old Ship Church, Hingham, Massachusetts …

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  • 11 window — windowless, adj. windowy, adj. /win doh/, n. 1. an opening in the wall of a building, the side of a vehicle, etc., for the admission of air or light, or both, commonly fitted with a frame in which are set movable sashes containing panes of glass …

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  • 12 window — noun 1 in a building, car, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ big, huge, large, long, tall, wide ▪ narrow, small, tiny …

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  • 13 window — The period of time between the expected first principal payment and the last anticipated principal payment for a specific REMIC tranche. American Banker Glossary A brokerage firm s cashier department, where delivery of securities and settlement… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 window — [[t]wɪ̱ndoʊ[/t]] ♦♦ windows 1) N COUNT A window is a space in the wall of a building or in the side of a vehicle, which has glass in it so that light can come in and you can see out. He stood at the window, moodily staring out... The room felt… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 window — n. 1 a an opening in a wall, roof, or vehicle etc., usu. with glass in fixed, sliding, or hinged frames, to admit light or air etc. and allow the occupants to see out. b the glass filling this opening (have broken the window). 2 a space for… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16 window — win|dow W1S1 [ˈwındəu US dou] n ↑shutter [Date: 1200 1300; : Old Norse; Origin: vindauga, from vindr wind + auga eye ] 1.) a space or an area of glass in the wall of a building or vehicle that lets in light open/close/shut a window ▪ Do you mind… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 window — win|dow [ wındou ] noun count *** 1. ) a frame in a wall with glass in it that lets light and air into a room and lets you see what is outside: She just stood there staring out of the window. Through the window he saw a figure coming up the path …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 window */*/*/ — UK [ˈwɪndəʊ] / US [ˈwɪndoʊ] noun [countable] Word forms window : singular window plural windows 1) a frame in a wall with glass in it that lets light and air into a room and lets you see what is outside She just stood there staring out of the… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 window — See electric windows frameless window heated rear window hinged quarter window lambda window manual crank window manually operated window power window lock out switch power window …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 20 window — n. 1) to open a window; to roll down a window (in a car) 2) to close, shut a window; to roll up a window (in a car) 3) to clean, wash a window 4) a bay; bow; French; lattice; sash; shop; storm window 5) a window fogs up, sweats; frosts over * * * …

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