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English noun: window

1. window (artifact) a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air


Broader (hypernym)framework


Narrower (hyponym)bay window, bow window, casement window, clearstory, clerestory, display window, dormer, dormer window, dormer window, double glazing, double-hung window, fanlight, fanlight, fanlight, jalousie, lancet window, louvered window, oeil de boeuf, picture window, pivoting window, porthole, rose window, rosette, sash window, shop window, shopwindow, show window, skylight, sliding window, stained-glass window, storm sash, storm window, transom, transom window


Part holonymcase, casing, mullion, pane, pane of glass, sash, sash fastener, sash lock, window, window frame, window glass, window lock, window sash, windowpane


Part meronymbuilding, edifice

2. window (artifact) a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened


Broader (hypernym)opening


Narrower (hyponym)car window


Part meronymauto, autobus, automobile, bus, car, charabanc, coach, double-decker, jitney, machine, motorbus, motorcar, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicle

3. window (artifact) a transparent panel (as of an envelope) inserted in an otherwise opaque material


Broader (hypernym)panel


Part meronymwindow envelope

4. window (object) an opening that resembles a window in appearance or function


SamplesHe could see them through a window in the trees.


Broader (hypernym)gap, opening

5. window (time) the time period that is considered best for starting or finishing something


SamplesThe 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.


Broader (hypernym)period, period of time, time period

6. window (artifact) a pane of glass in a window


SamplesThe ball shattered the window.


Synonymswindowpane


Broader (hypernym)pane, pane of glass, window glass


Part meronymwindow

7. window (artifact) an opening in a wall or screen that admits light and air and through which customers can be served


SamplesHe stuck his head in the window.


Broader (hypernym)opening


Narrower (hyponym)ticket window

8. window (artifact) (computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen


Broader (hypernym)display, video display


Narrower (hyponym)dialog box, foreground, panel


Part meronymcomputer display, computer screen


Domain categorycomputer science, computing









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