- 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.
Origin of picture window
First recorded in 1935–40
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Related Words for picture windowbay, aperture, bow, fenestella, oriel, jalousie, dormer, casement, fenestration, fanlight, fenestra, lunette, skylight, porthole, lancet, alcove, lucarne, mullioned
- a large window having a single pane of glass, usually placed so that it overlooks a view
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