win·​dow·​pane | \ˈwin-dō-ˌpān, -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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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 Sharing 3 insanely easy breakfast in bed ideas this morning, in partnership with @brooklinen (where my windowpane bedding is from😍). Kelsey Kloss, ELLE Decor, "10 Easy Ways To Do Breakfast In Bed This Mother's Day," 2 May 2016 Reynolds kept things classic in a navy windowpane suit, which was offset by a crisp white shirt and brown accessories for a modern slant on 1950s fashion. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Suit Up Together," 3 Apr. 2018 Pastel pink lab coats, safety orange painter's overalls, and windowpane-check work pants are admittedly not for the shy among us, but there are a few more accessible buys in the lineup, too. Megan Gustashaw, GQ, "Five Affordable Menswear Collaborations to Shop This Month," 13 Apr. 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


win·​dow·​pane | \ˈwin-dō-ˌpān \

Kids Definition of windowpane

: a pane in a window

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