picture window
noun Date: 1938 an outsize usually single-paned window designed to frame an exterior view

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • picture window — picture windows N COUNT A picture window is a window containing one large sheet of glass, so that people have a good view of what is outside …   English dictionary

  • picture window — picture .window n a large window made of a single piece of glass …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • picture window — picture ,window noun count a large window consisting of a single piece of glass …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • picture window — ► NOUN ▪ a large window consisting of one pane of glass …   English terms dictionary

  • picture window — n. a large window, esp. in a living room, that seems to frame the outside view …   English World dictionary

  • picture window — noun a large window with a single pane (usually overlooking a view) • Hypernyms: ↑window * * * noun, pl ⋯ dows [count] : a large window that is made from a single piece of glass * * * ˈpicture window [picture window picture windows] …   Useful english dictionary

  • picture window — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms picture window : singular picture window plural picture windows a large window consisting of a single piece of glass …   English dictionary

  • picture window — a large window in a house, usually dominating the room or wall in which it is located, and often designed or placed to present an attractive view. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • picture window — noun a large window consisting of one pane of glass, typically facing an attractive view …   English new terms dictionary

  • picture window — noun (C) a large window made of a single piece of glass …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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