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shopwindow

(ˌʃɒpˈwɪndəʊ)
n
a window at the front of a shop where goods are displayed
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Noun1.shopwindow - a window of a store facing onto the streetshopwindow - a window of a store facing onto the street; used to display merchandise for sale in the store
shopfront, storefront - the front side of a store facing the street; usually contains display windows
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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By the end of her career, she had repurposed dolls, a large silver wooden robot, a pink swan, a teddy bear, colonialist African totems, maps, dollhouses, a giant crescent moon, mannequins variously attired, shopwindow statuettes, furniture, musical instruments, an advertisement kiosk, a clock/soldier, a horse, a rainmaker, a large cross, a Bible, a bespoke dinosaur, and so on.
Ingmar Bergman claims to have bought the first TV set he saw, in a shopwindow in the mid-1950s.
Rugby Union is a notoriously complex sport, and the Six Nations provides a brief domestic shopwindow to occasional fans, so being able to clearly and accurately explain what the referee is doing is essential.
But this is not a case of celebrating two shopwindow campaigns while the rest is hidden from view.
It was done not for direct financial gain, certainly of the bowlers anyway, but as a result of a businessman, caught up in a newspaper sting, demonstrating that he could organise such things in future: a bragging shopwindow in other words.
For example, "The aesthetic of the shopwindow," states Meredith Goldsmith,"dom-Mates Quicksand from its first scene, in which Helga Crane frames herself with commodities.
Ukraine now is looked on as a shopwindow of erotic or sexual products," said Vasyl Kostytsky, head of Ukraine's national comission for public morality.
35) Furthermore, although supposedly a full taxonomy of American society and the American state, the lists leave out all those who do not fit in the intended grand scheme, such as an old panhandler who shows up uninvited, is described as "an antique shopwindow dummy from the Great Depression," and is finally dismissed as "some kind of turnstile (couldn't be real after all, not in prosperous postwar America)" (458).
We are the only sport in the UK that has a magazine programme broadcast on terrestrial television every week of the year, and it is important Channel 4 and racing continue to work in partnership for this to be the best possible shopwindow for the sport and its existing fans, but also to reach out to more general sports fans and bring new and younger people to the sport.
Today Part will put himself in the shopwindow to promote Sky Sports' HD coverage of the Ally Pally showpiece, practising in front of an Edgware Road bookmaker.
Solihull Borough boss Micky Moore has told all his players they are in the shopwindow for the remainder of the season.