pane

noun \ ˈpān \

Definition of pane

:a piece, section, or side of something: such as
a :a framed sheet of glass in a window or door
  • frost on a window pane
b :one of the sections into which a sheet of postage stamps is cut for distribution

paned

play \ˈpānd\ adjective

paneless

play \ˈpān-ləs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of pane

Middle English pan, pane strip of cloth, pane, from Anglo-French pan, panne, from Latin pannus cloth, rag — more at vane


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pane

noun

Definition of pane for English Language Learners

  • : a sheet of glass in a window or door


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pane

noun \ ˈpān \

Definition of pane for Students

:a sheet of glass (as in a window)

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