Definition of windowpane in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwindōˌpān/


1A pane of glass in a window.
Example sentences
  • Flat, thin leaves of horn were translucent and used for windowpanes in place of glass.
  • I put my head on the cool glass of my windowpane and exhale a long breath that I've been holding for a while now.
  • Esseri was waiting in the library, ensconced at her desk in the puddle of sunlight that seeped through the leaded windowpanes.
2A broad flatfish with numerous dark spots, found in the western Atlantic. Also called sand dab.
  • Scophthalmus aquosus, family Scophthalmidae (or Bothidae).

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Syllabification: win·dow·pane

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