win·​dow·​pane | \ ˈwin-dō-ˌpān How to pronounce windowpane (audio) , -də-\

Definition of windowpane

1 : a pane in a window

Examples of windowpane in a Sentence

Ice had formed on the windowpane.

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Because first of all, like ironing a shirt or replacing a broken windowpane, few chores are more satisfying. Ryan D'agostino, Popular Mechanics, "The Best Tools for Making Gutter Cleaning a Less Loathsome Chore," 8 Nov. 2018 Douglas Brenner: Did flashbacks like leaded windowpanes blur your focus on the busy here and now? Douglas Brenner, House Beautiful, "Bill Shakespeare Would Be Proud To Live In This House," 5 Oct. 2018 Best: $130 to $190 400 to 600 thread count Egyptian or Pima cotton, some with windowpane or hemstitch detailing. Hannah Morrill, ELLE Decor, "The Best Luxury Sheets For the Perfect Night's Sleep," 15 Nov. 2018 As far as grander minimalist statements go, the windowpane-check silk suiting hit the mark and felt right at home in the artist’s airy studio. Chioma Nnadi, Vogue, "Equipment Goes Beyond the Basic With Its First Full Ready-to-Wear Collection," 29 Sep. 2018 Every door is shut, and a white paper shade covers each door’s windowpane. Lara Sorokanich, Popular Mechanics, "What Littleton Learned," 1 Aug. 2018 In one of these shots, Harry wears a classy navy windowpane patterned suit with brown suede detailing at the cuffs and lapel, and lime green edging on the suit and pockets. Andrea Park, Teen Vogue, "Harry Styles Hung Out With Lambs and Piglets in New Gucci Campaign," 18 Sep. 2018 There is only rain rolling slowly down a windowpane, for all time. Paul Daugherty,, "Paul Daugherty: In his 15 years, Matt Stratman made his mark on our community.," 6 July 2018 Apply even on a cloudy day because U.V.A. light penetrates through the clouds and windowpanes. Sunhee Grinnell, Vanities, "Here Comes the Sun: A 2018 Summer Tanning Guide," 25 May 2018

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First Known Use of windowpane

1819, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of windowpane

: a piece of glass that covers an opening in a window


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Kids Definition of windowpane

: a pane in a window

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