window shade


Definition of window shade

: a shade or curtain for a window

Examples of window shade in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bubble-gum pink vases dominate the paper pattern; the cabinet’s rosy lilac is clouded with gray; the stripes of the window shade and circles on the tray contribute a deep raspberry and the flower vessel adds a peachy shade. Elizabeth Quinn Brown, WSJ, 15 Dec. 2021 Smart home elements in the design, from the lighting and music to the window shade and shower, can be accessed using adaptive technology like the device Virginia uses. Mary Grace Granados, Dallas News, 24 Sep. 2021 One passenger hit a woman holding an infant amid an apparent dispute over a window shade. Author: Michael Laris, Lori Aratani, Anchorage Daily News, 19 July 2021 One passenger hit a woman holding an infant amid an apparent dispute over a window shade., 19 July 2021 Argueta came up with the makeshift window shade as a form of deterrence after colleagues complained about the constant crowd of students gathering outside. Washington Post, 23 June 2021 Among its deluxe features are a window with a roll-up window shade, wainscoting, wallpaper, carpet flooring, solar lighting, a cedar shake roof and an outside ledge that accommodates two dog bowls. Donald Liebenson,, 2 Oct. 2020 Even if the airline is cleaning planes between flights, wiping down your seat, tray table, and window shade can eliminate germs. Sarah Lynch Baldwin, CBS News, 1 July 2020 The front end windshield was damaged, and the car had a window shade in the back passenger side window, police said. Catherine Marfin, Dallas News, 2 June 2020

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First Known Use of window shade

1789, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of window shade was in 1789

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26 Dec 2021

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“Window shade.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of window shade

: 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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