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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.


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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