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Windows British & World English

A GUI operating system for personal computers

window British & World English

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

bay window British & World English

A window built to project outwards from an outside wall

bow window British & World English

A curved bay window

oval window British & World English

Informal term for fenestra ovalis (see fenestra).

rose window British & World English

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

sash window British & World English

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

shop window British & World English

A window of a shop, in which goods are displayed

show window British & World English

A shop window looking on to a street, used for exhibiting goods

Jesse window British & World English

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

opera window British & World English

A small fixed window on a car, usually behind a rear side window

round window British & World English

Informal term for fenestra rotunda (see fenestra).

storm window British & World English

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

compass window British & World English

A bay window with a semicircular curve

dormer British & World English

A window that projects vertically from a sloping roof

French window British & World English

Each of a pair of glazed doors in an outside wall, serving as a window and door, typically opening on to a garden or balcony

lancet window British & World English

A slender pointed arched window

lattice window British & World English

A window with small panes set in diagonally crossing strips of lead

picture window British & World English

A large window consisting of one pane of glass, typically facing an attractive view

transfer window British & World English

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

transom window British & World English

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

Venetian window British & World English

A window with three separate openings, the central one being arched and taller than the others; a Palladian window

clerestory window British & World English

Each of a series of windows in a clerestory

Palladian window British & World English

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

window of opportunity in window British & World English

A favourable opportunity for doing something that must be seized immediately

window of opportunity British & World English

A favourable opportunity for doing something that must be seized immediately

window of vulnerability in window British & World 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 British & World 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)