Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A piece of glass filling a window or a section of a window.
  • noun A pattern of thin lines forming large squares on a background of a different color.
  • noun Slang LSD.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of the oblong or square plates of glass set in a window-frame.
  • noun The sand-flounder.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Arch.) See pane, n., (3) b.
  • noun (Zoöl.) 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a piece of glass filling a window or a section of a window
  • noun slang A quadruple dose of liquid LSD.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
  • noun very thin translucent flounder of the Atlantic coast of North America
  • noun a pane of glass in a window

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Told in windowpane prose, this story reads as if it has come up through our collective memory.

    Book Awards

  • Told in windowpane prose, this story reads as if it has come up through our collective memory.

    Book Awards

  • Told in windowpane prose, this story reads as if it has come up through our collective memory.

    November 2008

  • Told in windowpane prose, this story reads as if it has come up through our collective memory.

    GG Literary Awards 2008

  • Told in windowpane prose, this story reads as if it has come up through our collective memory.

    GG Literary Awards 2008

  • Told in windowpane prose, this story reads as if it has come up through our collective memory.

    November 2008

  • Somehow a windowpane is not thick enough for comfort when a male lion is staring right at you. posted by Jennifer | 9: 03 AM

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Somehow a windowpane is not thick enough for comfort when a male lion is staring right at you. posted by Jennifer | 9: 03 AM

    Pictures in the rear view mirror may appear closer than they are

  • So I can't jump, I mused, but I can break a windowpane and take the edge to my neck.

    Wake Up, Sir!

  • The final reason for Orwell's popularity is his 'windowpane' writing.

    Orwell Now

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