from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A piece of glass filling a window or a section of a window.
- n. A pattern of thin lines forming large squares on a background of a different color.
- n. Slang LSD.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a piece of glass filling a window or a section of a window
- n. A quadruple dose of liquid LSD.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See Windowpane, in the Vocabulary.
- n. See pane, n., (3) b.
- n. A thin, spotted American turbot (Pleuronectes maculatus) remarkable for its translucency. It is not valued as a food fish. Called also spotted turbot, daylight, spotted sand flounder, and water flounder.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the oblong or square plates of glass set in a window-frame.
- n. The sand-flounder.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
- n. very thin translucent flounder of the Atlantic coast of North America
- n. a pane of glass in a window
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Told in windowpane prose, this story reads as if it has come up through our collective memory.
Somehow a windowpane is not thick enough for comfort when a male lion is staring right at you. posted by Jennifer | 9: 03 AM
So I can't jump, I mused, but I can break a windowpane and take the edge to my neck.
The final reason for Orwell's popularity is his 'windowpane' writing.
'windowpane' test, but kneaded the dough until very smooth and formed a soft, silky ball.
Jonathan looked outside and put his nose to the windowpane like a dog.
The bullet had enough force to break the windowpane but not penetrate the window blinds, according to a news release.
The round struck with enough force to break the windowpane but did not penetrate the window blinds.
He lifted it, and something inside me shattered like a windowpane.
Finally, his head flops back and rests against the Plexiglas windowpane.