Meaning of WINDOW in English
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
A ~ is a space in the wall of a building or in the side of a vehicle, which has glass in it so that light can come in and you can see out.
He stood at the ~, moodily staring out...
The room felt very hot and she wondered why someone did not open a ~...
...my car ~.
A ~ is a large piece of glass along the front of a shop, behind which some of the goods that the shop sells are displayed.
I stood for a few moments in front of the nearest shop ~.
A ~ is a glass-covered opening above a counter, for example in a bank, post office, railway station, or museum, which the person serving you sits behind.
The woman at the ticket ~ told me that the admission fee was $17.50.
On a computer screen, a ~ is one of the work areas that the screen can be divided into. (COMPUTING)
If you have a ~ in your diary for something, or if you can make a ~ for it, you are free at a particular time and can do it then.
Tell her I’ve got a ~ in my diary later on this week.
N-COUNT: usu sing
see also French ~ , picture ~ , rose ~
If you say that something such as a plan or a particular way of thinking or behaving has gone out of the ~ or has flown out of the ~, you mean that it has disappeared completely.
By now all logic had gone out of the ~...
PHRASE: V inflects
If you say that there is a ~ of opportunity for something, you mean that there is an opportunity to do something but that this opportunity will only last for a short time and so it needs to be taken advantage of quickly. (JOURNALISM)
The king said there was now a ~ of opportunity for peace.
PHRASE: ~ inflects, oft PHR for n, PHR to-inf
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012