any of several personal computer operating systems or environments featuring a graphical user interface.
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How to use Windows in a sentence
If you’re using an earlier model of Windows or a different operating system, however, some of the quick access keys won’t work on your computer.
A dedicated button offers Windows users quick access to the Start menu, and it connects to users’ systems via an included USB transceiver.Best ergonomic mouse: Computer accessories designed for you | PopSci Commerce Team | February 18, 2021 | Popular-Science
Microsoft’s server and app businesses were built from Windows and then led to the cloud.Jeff Bezos drops CEO role with Amazon under attack | Aaron Pressman | February 3, 2021 | Fortune
Apple has introduced an iCloud Passwords Chrome extension that will make life easier for those who use both Windows computers and other Apple devices, like a Macbook or an iPhone.Apple launches an iCloud Passwords extension for Chrome users on Windows | Sarah Perez | February 1, 2021 | TechCrunch
Windows actually gives you the option of resetting your entire computer, or just resetting key Windows files and leaving your personal files as they are—this saves you the trouble of a backup, but it’s not as effective as a full reset.How to reset your devices without losing everything | David Nield | January 28, 2021 | Popular-Science
Up and down the plane I heard the slap of blinders yanked down over the Windows while the rest of us eagerly took in the view.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind | Brin-Jonathan Butler | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A Belgian church has a chalkboard sitting at the pulpit with the jungle peeking through the Windows behind it.
First, he emphasized the importance of the police and the need for new training and an end to “broken Windows” tactics.Eric Garner Protesters Have a Direct Line to City Hall | Jacob Siegel | December 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The site was blacked out at all times, with curtains and painted exterior Windows.
Saks get 500,000 Windows onlookers per day—a total of 25 million for the entire season.
The east window in this church has been classed as the A1 of modern painted Windows.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham | Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
The doors (Indian bungalows have hardly any Windows, each door being half glass) were open front and back.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
In this little room the galleries had been designed; the Windows had looked upon the commencement of the great work.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
Two broad dormer Windows looked out toward the Gulf, and as far across it as a man's eye might reach.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
Robert went over and seated himself on the broad sill of one of the dormer Windows.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin