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picture window

n.
A large, usually single-paned window that provides a broad outside view.

picture window

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

pic′ture win′dow


n.
a large, usu. single-paned window.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.picture window - a large window with a single pane (usually overlooking a view)picture window - a large window with a single pane (usually overlooking a view)
window - a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
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picture window

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This space has a large picture window and door to the balcony with views towards the River Tyne.
This fantastic three bedroom townhouse boasts a hallway, kitchen and breakfast room with French doors opening onto a waterfront decked area, utility and cloakroom to the ground floor, while the first and second floors comprise large sitting room/dining room with exceptional views from a large picture window over the Marina.
The living space has a porch, an entrance hall, a cloakroom/wc, a 15ft lounge having a picture window to the front and a feature fireplace, and an attractive dining room enjoying sliding patio doors to the rear garden.
The lounge is an impressive 25 feet in length, with a floor to ceiling picture window at one end, while at the front of the house is another room which could be used as a sitting room or formal dining room.
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The interior is so colorful and inviting, with large front area, grooming rooms, large boarding room with picture window, fully-equipped kitchen, office space, and additional office space for sub-leasing; good, positive cash flow.
they thud against the picture window over and over, fixed on escaping
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A new fraud audit standard recently approved by the Auditing Standard Board officially launches the AICPA's anti-fraud program designed to rebuild investor confidence in our capital markets and re-establish audited financial statements as a clear picture window into corporate America.
The Levittown ranch house, for instance, was partly based on Frank Lloyd Wright's design concepts: adopting an open interior, opening the front door into the kitchen, placing the fireplace in the center of the home, and putting the living room in the back of the house, with a picture window looking into the backyard.
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The unfenced front lawn and the unmullioned picture window were twin flags of allegiance to the suburban codes of like-mindedness and nuclear normalcy," writes author Michael Pollan proudly.