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picture window

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noun

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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Origin of picture window

First recorded in 1935–40
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British Dictionary definitions for picture window

picture window


noun

a large window having a single pane of glass, usually placed so that it overlooks a view
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