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fenster

[fen-ster]
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noun Geology.
  1. an erosional break in an overthrust rock sheet, exposing the rocks that underlie the sheet.
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Origin of fenster

1920–25; < German: literally, window; Old High German fënster < Latin fenestra
Also called window.
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Historical Examples

  • Wie3 sie aber in die Hhe blickten, flog das Fenster zu und sie sahen niemand.

    Aus meinem Knigreich

    Carmen Sylva

  • In the lines: "Gegenber am Fenster sassen Rosengesichter dmmernd und mondbeglnzt."