Definition of windowing in English:


Line breaks: win¦dow|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈwɪndəʊɪŋ


[mass noun] Computing
  • The use of windows for the simultaneous display of more than one item on a screen: its the first UNIX package to take advantage of windowing, mouse support, and pull-down menus [as modifier]: special windowing software
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    • My wife uses a monitor with a 12 ‘color screen, too small for any type of windowing software.’
    • One Linux user's windowing interface need not look - or act - anything like anyone else's.
    • The standard for OpenGL is an open one, independent of hardware platforms, windowing systems and operating systems.

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