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window/ˈwɪndoʊ/noun
pluralwindows
window
/ˈwɪndoʊ/
noun
pluralwindows
Learner's definition of WINDOW  
[count] 
: an opening in a wall, door, etc., that usually contains a sheet of glass
   b  : a sheet of glass that covers an opening in a building, vehicle, etc.
   c  : a large window at the front of a store where goods are displayed so that they can be seen by people who are walking past
   d  : an opening in a wall through which business is conducted
[count]  : a part of something that you can see through
[count]  : an area or box on a computer screen that shows a program that is currently running
— see picture at computer
[singular]  : a period of time during which something can happen

a window into/on

: something that makes it possible to see or understand something clearly

go out the window

informal
: to stop being used or thought about

throw (something) out the window

informal
: to stop using or thinking about (something)
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