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window

win·dow

window

 
 
pronunciation:
wIn do
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an opening, esp. in a wall, allowing air and light to enter and providing a view out from within an enclosed space.
 
definition 2: the framework, glass, and fittings that define and equip such an opening.
definition 3: anything that resembles a window in appearance or function.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: windowed, windowing, windows
definition: to equip with one or more windows.
derivation: windowless (adj.)
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Window comes from early Scandinavian words that mean "an eye for the wind."
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