- a plate of glass for filling a window sash within the frame.
- a flounder, Scophthalmus aquosus, occurring along the Atlantic coast of North America, characterized by the thinness and translucency of its body.
- designating or having a large, regular design of intersecting lines resembling a series of windowpanes: a windowpane plaid sweater.
Origin of windowpane
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Examples from the Web for windowpane
Before Bangs could answer there was a rap on the windowpane.Galusha the Magnificent
Joseph C. Lincoln
There was no light except the gleam of the fire upon the windowpane.
The house itself was dark, but for a flicker of firelight on a windowpane.
I perceived it as clearly as a thing seen through a windowpane.The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete
But just then, all at once, something gave three taps on the windowpane.The Fairy Ring
- a sheet of glass in a window
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