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windowpane

[win-doh-peyn] /ˈwɪn doʊˌpeɪn/
noun
1.
a plate of glass for filling a window sash within the frame.
2.
a flounder, Scophthalmus aquosus, occurring along the Atlantic coast of North America, characterized by the thinness and translucency of its body.
adjective
3.
designating or having a large, regular design of intersecting lines resembling a series of windowpanes:
a windowpane plaid sweater.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; window + pane
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Examples from the web for windowpane
  • Click on it and you get a left-hand windowpane that lets you easily sort through all the notes on the page.
  • During the day the lake's sugar white beach and windowpane water attract hundreds of visitors.
  • He caught flies against the windowpane and then shook them in a jar.
  • In the summer, hummingbirds sidle up to the windowpane.
  • Each small windowpane is similar to the large window.
  • The cold drafts and the chilly windowpane make the room uncomfortable.
British Dictionary definitions for windowpane

windowpane

/ˈwɪndəʊˌpeɪn/
noun
1.
a sheet of glass in a window
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