a large window in a house, usually dominating the room or wall in which it is located, and often designed or placed to present an attractive view.
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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Origin of picture window
First recorded in 1935–40
Words nearby picture window
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British Dictionary definitions for picture window
a large window having a single pane of glass, usually placed so that it overlooks a view
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