Definition of pane in English:

pane

Syllabification: pane
Pronunciation: /pān
 
/

noun

  • 1A single sheet of glass in a window or door.
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    • Doors with glass panes require a double-cylinder deadbolt to prevent someone from breaking the glass, reaching in and unlocking the door.
    • A MAN who pleaded to causing damage to a door and breaking two panes of glass at a house was ordered to compensate the owner, at the November 22 sitting of Carlow District Court.
    • In the central image, the girl sits on the top steps, the glass panes in the front door visible behind her.
  • 1.1 Computing A separate defined area within a window for the display of, or interaction with, a part of that window’s application or output.
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    • You should now see the audio tracks displayed on the right pane of the software window.
    • It has some great features, including tabbed documents and a multi-pane screen with the ability to keep notes in a separate pane.
    • As an example, here are images of the panes of a computer using a standard USB keyboard and mouse, and one using a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse connection.
  • 1.2A sheet or page of postage stamps.
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    • In 1958, the Post Office ceased the practice as collectors were purchasing only the plate blocks, leaving broken panes of stamps in post offices.
    • The pane of 24 stamps also contained 24 connecting tabs in 12 designs.
    • This cover bears a pane of nine stamps from the Wedgwood £3 book of stamps and is unaddressed.

Origin

late Middle English (originally denoting a section or piece of something, such as a fence or strip of cloth): from Old French pan, from Latin pannus 'piece of cloth'.

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