pane

noun
\ ˈpān How to pronounce pane (audio) \

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

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Other Words from pane

paned \ ˈpānd How to pronounce paned (audio) \ adjective
paneless \ ˈpān-​ləs How to pronounce paneless (audio) \ adjective

Examples of pane in a Sentence

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To get to the same panel through Control Center, press and hold the network pane, then tap AirDrop. Kevin Dupzyk, Popular Mechanics, "AirDrop Might Be the Best Way to Share Files. Here's How to Use It.," 7 Nov. 2018 Notifications on the pane are each separated by a horizontal line, and these will show short previews of the content (usually the app name, time, and two lines of text). Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, "Review: Google’s Wear OS 2.0 can’t fix its obsolete smartwatch hardware," 28 Sep. 2018 Power outages were reported across nearby Trinidad, where people ran into the street and gasped as large glass panes at one supermarket shattered and falling concrete smashed several cars. Fabiola Sanchez And Scott Smith, Fox News, "Little damage reported from strong quake in Venezuela," 22 Aug. 2018 Basic repairs would include fixing or replacing glass panes and weather seals as well as patching deteriorated concrete support beams and bringing the domes into compliance with current building codes and accessibility requirements. Don Behm, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Public hearing draws support for preserving the Mitchell Park Domes in MIlwaukee," 26 June 2018 Turn that off at General > Cellular, or by again pressing and holding the network pane in the Control Center. Kevin Dupzyk, Popular Mechanics, "AirDrop Might Be the Best Way to Share Files. Here's How to Use It.," 7 Nov. 2018 The windows typically have three layers of panes to protect passengers from changing air pressures and any foreign objects. Doug Cameron, WSJ, "Cracked Window Forces Southwest Jet Landing," 2 May 2018 Keepers can peer through glass panes to inspect the pupae without disturbing their development. Bradley J. Fikes, sandiegouniontribune.com, "From humble pupae to brilliant butterflies comes Butterfly Jungle," 9 Mar. 2018 But the house’s original single-pane windows needed very little tending, which was welcome considering how many of them there were. Samantha Weiss Hills, Curbed, "‘It was midcentury time capsule-meets-1980s’," 17 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of pane

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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

English Language Learners Definition of pane

: a sheet of glass in a window or door

pane

noun
\ ˈpān How to pronounce pane (audio) \

Kids Definition of pane

: a sheet of glass (as in a window)

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