picture window

noun

Definition of picture window

: an outsize usually single-paned window designed to frame an exterior view

Examples of picture window in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The salon showcasing the new jewels now offers an oversized picture window that looks onto multiple floors of Peter Marino’s spectacular flagship design. Laurie Brookins, Robb Report, 13 July 2022 Hemsworth’s character, Steve, and his assistant observe the effects of the drugs on inmates through a giant picture window. Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, 15 June 2022 Handmade sketches on the picture window first draw you into the homey store. Ann Trieger Kurland, BostonGlobe.com, 21 June 2022 That said, the room-spanning picture window practically turns Smith’s treatment room into a lightbox just begging for a post-facial selfie, so there’s a chance those follower numbers may be poised to turn a corner. Katie Becker, Vogue, 6 June 2022 Through this radiant picture window, Matisse—and, by extension, MoMA—offers us a rare portal into the immediacy of the creative act. Lance Esplund, WSJ, 21 May 2022 Late afternoon sun filtered in through the picture window, turning the marble counters gold. New York Times, 18 Mar. 2022 The room, which has a picture window flanked by side windows looking out to the driveway and gardens, is 183 square feet, and light also comes from a Sputnik fixture that looks like a 3-D model of a chemical structure. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 17 Apr. 2022 The dining room has built-ins and a large picture window overlooking the backyard. cleveland, 18 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of picture window

1938, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of picture window was in 1938

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Last Updated

17 Jul 2022

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“Picture window.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/picture%20window. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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