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/ˈwindō/,
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windows, plural;
  1. 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

  2. A pane of glass filling such an opening
    • - thieves smashed a window and took $600
  3. An opening in a wall or screen through which customers are served in a bank, ticket office, or similar building

  4. A space on the inside of a store's window where goods are displayed for sale
    • - I prefer the red dress that's in the window
    • - beautiful window displays
  5. A thing resembling such an opening in form or function, in particular

  6. A transparent panel on an envelope to show an address

  7. A framed area on a display screen for viewing information

  8. A means of observing and learning about
    • - television is a window on the world
  9. A range of electromagnetic wavelengths for which a medium (esp. the atmosphere) is transparent

  10. An interval or opportunity for action
    • - February 15 to March 15 should be the final window for new offers
  11. An interval during which atmospheric and astronomical circumstances are suitable for the launch of a spacecraft

  12. Strips of metal foil or metal filings dispersed in the air to obstruct radar detection


  1. a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
  2. a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened
  3. a transparent panel (as of an envelope) inserted in an otherwise opaque material
  4. an opening that resembles a window in appearance or function; "he could see them through a window in the trees"
  5. the time period that is considered best for starting or finishing something; "the expanded window will give us time to catch the thieves"; "they had a window of less than an hour when an attack would have succeeded"
  6. windowpane: a pane of glass in a window; "the ball shattered the window"
  7. A window is a transparent opening in a wall or door that allows the passage of light and, if not closed or sealed, air and sound. Windows are usually glazed or covered in some other transparent or translucent material like a float glass. ...
  8. Window is an early release by the band The Microphones. Tracks 7 to 23 are pieces of vocals and short music clips that were incorporated in the previous Microphones album Don't Wake Me Up, as well as other musical works on which The Microphones' main member, Phil Elverum, was working at the time.
  9. Chaff, originally called Window by the British, and Düppel by the Second World War era German Luftwaffe (from the Berlin suburb it was first found near), is a radar countermeasure in which aircraft or other targets spread a cloud of small, thin pieces of aluminium, metallised glass fibre or ...
  10. In computing, a window is a visual area containing some kind of user interface. It usually has a rectangular shape. It displays the output of and may allow input to one or more processes.
  11. A tectonic window (or Fenster (lit. "window" in German)) is a geologic structure formed by erosion or normal faulting on a thrust system. In such a system the rock mass (hanging wall block) that has been transported by movement along the thrust is called a nappe. ...
  12. "Window" is a science fiction story by Bob Leman, published in 1980 and reprinted numerous times. It was nominated for the Nebula Award for best short story, and the influential science fiction publisher Donald A. Wollheim considered it one of the finest examples of the genre.
  13. An opening, usually covered by one or more panes of clear glass, to allow light and air from outside to enter a building or vehicle; An opening, usually covered by glass, in a shop which allows people to view the shop and its products from outside; A period of time when something is available; ...
  14. (Windowed) (ultraviolet light erasable) used for prototyping and development work.
  15. (Windowing) Interlayer slippage or magnetic tape in roll form, resulting in buckling of some strands of tape. The tape will in many cases fold over itself causing permanent vertical creases in the tape. Also, if not fixed, will cause increased dropouts. See cinching.
  16. (Windowing) (a) In faceted, colored gemstones, light that is not refracted off of the pavilion and back through the crown and table will pass directly through the stone, appearing like a hole or "window".
  17. (Windowing) Capability to divide the video display into two or more separate regions with displays from different sources in each region. ...
  18. (Windowing) The technique used to reduce spectral leakage by multiplying the time-domain waveform by a "window" function. The process of windowing reduces the amplitudes of discontinuities at the edges of a waveform, thereby reducing spectral leakage. ...
  19. (windowing) Used when training a model with time series data. A window is the period of time used for each training case. ...
  20. A windowing system is a system for sharing a computer's graphical display presentation resources among multiple applications at the same time. In a computer that has a graphical user interface (GUI), you may want to use a number of applications at the same time (this is called task). ...
  21. (WINDOWS) What you jump out of when you’re the sucker who bought Yahoo @ $240 per share.
  22. (Windows) Chagall's Love of Freedom.
  23. (Windows) Eonfusion itself, and also its Views, Scenes and properties are displayed in areas on the computer screen that are called windows. See Eonfusion background and windows for more information.
  24. (Windows) The most popular microcomputer operating system – over 90 percent of the market Comes in a variety of different versions Windows XP is the latest version
  25. (Windows) The operating system made by Microsoft for Intel CPU based machines. Regarded by Mac users as inferior (if not unmentionable)