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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

window box British & World English

A long, narrow box in which flowers and other plants are grown, placed on an outside windowsill

Window Rock British & World English

A community in northeastern Arizona, capital of the Navajo reservation, named for a limestone formation; population 3,059 (2000)

window seat British & World English

A seat below a window, especially one in a bay or alcove

window tax British & World English

A tax on windows or similar openings, abolished in 1851

round window British & World English

Informal term for fenestra rotunda (see fenestra).

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

storm window British & World English

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

window frame British & World English

A supporting frame for the glass of a window

window ledge British & World English

Another term for windowsill.

window washer British & World English

A person employed to clean windows

Jesse window British & World English

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

lancet window British & World English

A slender pointed arched window

opera window British & World English

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

picture window British & World English

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

compass window British & World English

A bay window with a semicircular curve

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

window cleaner British & World English

A person who is employed to clean windows

window dressing British & World English

The arrangement of an attractive display in a shop window

window shopping British & World English

The activity of looking at goods displayed in shop windows, especially without intending to buy anything

lattice window British & World English

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

Palladian window British & World English

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

clerestory window British & World English

Each of a series of windows in a clerestory

window treatment British & World English

Interior decoration for a window or window frame

go out the window British & World English

(Of a plan or pattern of behaviour) no longer exist; disappear

window of opportunity British & World English

A favourable opportunity for doing something that must be seized immediately

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)

go out the window in window British & World English

(Of a plan or pattern of behaviour) no longer exist; disappear

window of opportunity in window 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)

the shop window in shop window British & World English

A position that allows a person or organization to demonstrate their strengths

windowpane British & World English

A pane of glass in a window

windowsill British & World English

A ledge or sill forming the bottom part of a window

dormer British & World English

A window that projects vertically from a sloping roof

dormer window in dormer British & World English

A window that projects vertically from a sloping roof

go out of the window in window British & World English

(Of a plan or pattern of behaviour) no longer exist; disappear

window English-Spanish

ventana feminine


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