window shade


Definition of window shade

: a shade or curtain for a window

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Swimply hosts typically give swimmers a wide berth, and this host, like most, had promised that window shades would be drawn; but the shades were up and a woman’s forehead was visible in a window. Bruce Handy, The New Yorker, "At Last, an Airbnb for Pools," 2 Sep. 2019 The crew will also be able to control features such as window shades and public address volume from their mobile devices. Justin Bachman / Bloomberg, Time, "The Next Generation of Airbus Aircraft Will Track Your Bathroom Visits," 12 Sep. 2019 The crew also will be able to control features such as window shades and public address volume from their mobile devices. Justin Bachman Bloomberg, Los Angeles Times, "The next generation of aircraft will track your bathroom visits," 12 Sep. 2019 Other don’t-miss features: Exercise areas with rubber-mat floors and media rooms outfitted with almost wall-size TV screens plus theater-quality sound systems and powered blackout window shades. oregonlive, "2019 NW Natural Parade of Homes: See, touch the latest design ideas," 6 Sep. 2019 One of the bare feet then pulled up Char’s window shade, and then pulled it down. Christopher Muther,, "No one — and I mean no one — wants to see your bare feet on a plane. Ever.," 6 Aug. 2019 Recline your seat — but be courteous On a night flight, expecting someone not to sleep is like asking them to put down their window shade during a flight over the Grand Canyon or Haleakala. Ed Hewitt, USA TODAY, "Sleeping on planes: 13 tips for getting 40 winks on your next long-haul flight," 5 July 2019 All apartments have gray plank flooring, in-unit washer and dryer, and solar window shades. Pamela Dittmer Mckuen,, "Residences at Addison and Clark offer luxury living with nods to neighbor Wrigley — but don't expect to see the field," 17 June 2019 Dusk is the best time to dine here, when the window shades are lifted to reveal a postcard view of the Olympics and beyond. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "Upscale Dining Deals: Dinner for 2 and a bottle of wine for $45 at the Four Seasons," 26 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of window shade

1810, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of window shade

US : a roll of cloth or plastic that is hung at the top of a window and that can be pulled down to cover the window

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