Definition of window
- a bank teller's window
- a window on history
- a window of vulnerability
She opened a window to let in some air.
I looked out the window and saw a deer.
He used vinegar and water to wash the windows.
He accidentally broke a window.
Can you roll down the car window?
The windows along 5th Avenue were all decorated for Christmas.
I saw a beautiful dress in the window.
He sits behind a window and sells movie tickets.
Make sure the address shows through the window in the envelope.
A window opened in the fog and we could finally see the ocean.
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: an opening in a wall, door, etc., that usually contains a sheet of glass
: a sheet of glass that covers an opening in a building, vehicle, etc.
: a large window at the front of a store where goods are displayed so that they can be seen by people who are walking past
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