1.An opening in the wall of a building for the admission of light and air, usually closed by casements or sashes containing some transparent material, as glass, and capable of being opened and shut at pleasure.
I leaped from the window of the citadel.
- Shak.
Then to come, in spite of sorrow,
And at my window bid good morrow.
- Milton.
2.(Arch.) The shutter, casement, sash with its fittings, or other framework, which closes a window opening.
3.A figure formed of lines crossing each other.
4.a period of time in which some activity may be uniquely possible, more easily accomplished, or more likely to succeed; as, a launch window for a mission to Mars.
5.(Computers) a region on a computer display screen which represents a separate computational process, controlled more or less independently from the remaining part of the screen, and having widely varying functions, from simply displaying information to comprising a separate conceptual screen in which output can be visualized, input can be controlled, program dialogs may be accomplished, and a program may be controlled independently of any other processes occurring in the computer. The window may have a fixed location and size, or (as in modern Graphical User Interfaces) may have its size and location on the screen under the control of the operator.
French window
(Arch.) a casement window in two folds, usually reaching to the floor; - called also French casement.
Window back
(Arch.) the inside face of the low, and usually thin, piece of wall between the window sill and the floor below.
Window blind
a blind or shade for a window.
Window bole
part of a window closed by a shutter which can be opened at will.
Window box
one of the hollows in the sides of a window frame for the weights which counterbalance a lifting sash.
Window frame
the frame of a window which receives and holds the sashes or casement.
Window glass
panes of glass for windows; the kind of glass used in windows.
Window martin
(Zool.) the common European martin.
Window oyster
(Zool.) a marine bivalve shell (Placuna placenta) native of the East Indies and China. Its valves are very broad, thin, and translucent, and are said to have been used formerly in place of glass.
Window pane
a - (Arch.) See Pane, n., 3 (b).
b - (Zool.) See Windowpane, in the Vocabulary.
Window sash
the sash, or light frame, in which panes of glass are set for windows.
Window seat
a seat arranged in the recess of a window. See Window stool, under Stool.
Window shade
a shade or blind for a window; usually, one that is hung on a roller.
Window shell
(Zool.) the window oyster.
Window shutter
a shutter or blind used to close or darken windows.
Window sill
(Arch.) the flat piece of wood, stone, or the like, at the bottom of a window frame.
Window swallow
(Zool.) the common European martin.
Window tax
a tax or duty formerly levied on all windows, or openings for light, above the number of eight in houses standing in cities or towns.
v. t.1.To furnish with windows.
2.To place at or in a window.
Noun1.window - 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.window - a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened
3.window - a transparent panel (as of an envelope) inserted in an otherwise opaque material
4.window - an opening that resembles a window in appearance or function; "he could see them through a window in the trees"
5.window - 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.window - a pane in a window; "the ball shattered the window"
Synonyms: windowpane
7.window - an opening in the wall of a building (usually to admit light and air); "he stuck his head in the window"
8.window - (computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen

WINDOW. An opening made in the wall of a house to admit light and air, and to enable those who are in to look out.
     2. The owner has a right to make as many windows in his house when not built on the line of his property as he may deem proper, although by so doing be may destroy the privacy of his neighbors. Bac. Ab. Actions in general, B.
     3. In cities and towns it is evident that the owner of a house cannot open windows in the partition wall without the consent of the owner of the adjoining property, unless he possesses the right of having ancient lights. (q.v.) The opening of such windows and destroying the privacy of the adjoining property, is not, however, actionable; the remedy against such encroachment is by obstructing them, without encroaching upon the rights of the party who opened them, so as to prevent a right from being acquired by twenty years use. 3 Camp. 82.

To see windows in your dream, signifies bright hopes, vast possibilities and insight. To dream that you are looking out the window, signifies your outlook on life, your consciousness, point of view, awareness, and intuition. You may be reflecting on a decision and seeking guidance. If you are looking in the window, then it indicates that you are doing some soul searching and looking within yourself. To see shut windows in your dream, signifies desertion and abandonment. To see shattered and broken windows, denotes misery and disloyalty. To see a tinted window in your dream, represents you need for privacy and your ways of getting it. You are keeping aspects of yourself hidden or that you want to remain ambiguous.aluminum foil, bay, bay window, bow window, casement, casement window, chaff, fan window, fanlight, grille, lancet window, lantern, lattice, light, louver window, oriel, pane, picture window, port, porthole, rose window, skylight, tinfoil, transom, wicket, window bay, window glass, windowpane
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