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Windows US English

A computer operating system with a graphical user interface

Windows New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

operating system for personal computers

window US English

An opening in the wall or roof of a building or vehicle that is fitted with glass or other transparent material in a frame to admit light or air and allow people to see out

windows of the soul US English

Organs of sense, especially the eyes

bay window US English

A window built to project outward from an outside wall

bow window US English

A curved bay window

oval window US English

Informal term for fenestra ovalis (see fenestra).

rose window US English

A circular window with mullions or tracery radiating in a form suggestive of a rose

sash window US English

A window with one or two sashes which can be slid vertically to make an opening

shop window US English

A window of a store, in which goods are displayed

show window US English

A store window looking onto a street, used for exhibiting goods

Jesse window US English

A church window showing Jesus' descent from Jesse, typically in the form of a Jesse tree

opera window US English

A small fixed window usually behind the rear side window of an automobile

oriel window in oriel US English

A window in an oriel

round window US English

Informal term for fenestra rotunda (see fenestra).

storm window US English

A window fixed outside a normal window for protection and insulation in bad weather or winter

compass window US English

A bay window with a semicircular curve

dormer US English

A window that projects vertically from a sloping roof

French window US English

Each of a pair of casement windows extending to the floor in an outside wall, serving as a window and door

lancet window US English

A high and narrow window with an acutely pointed head

lattice window US English

A window with small panes set in diagonally crossing strips of wood, vinyl, or metal

picture window US English

A large window consisting of one pane of glass, typically in a living room

transfer window US English

A specific period in the year during which soccer clubs may buy and sell players

transom window US English

A window set above the transom of a door or larger window; a fanlight

Venetian window US English

A large window consisting of a central arched section flanked by two narrow rectangular sections

clerestory window US English

Each of a series of windows in a clerestory

Palladian window US English

A large window consisting of a central arched section flanked by two narrow rectangular sections

windows of the soul in window US English

Organs of sense, especially the eyes

window of opportunity in window US English

A favorable opportunity for doing something that must be seized immediately if it is not to be missed

window of opportunity US English

A favorable opportunity for doing something that must be seized immediately if it is not to be missed

window of vulnerability in window US English

An opportunity to attack something that is at risk (especially as a Cold War claim that America’s land-based missiles were easy targets for a Soviet first strike)

window of vulnerability US English

An opportunity to attack something that is at risk (especially as a Cold War claim that America’s land-based missiles were easy targets for a Soviet first strike)