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window shade

n.
An opaque fabric mounted to cover or expose a window.

win′dow shade`


n.
a shade or blind for a window, as a sheet of cloth or paper on a spring roller.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.window shade - an opaque window blind that can cover or uncover a windowwindow shade - an opaque window blind that can cover or uncover a window
roller blind - a window shade that rolls up out of the way
window blind - a blind for privacy or to keep out light
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Laura Lean Jibbey, peanut brittle, a little almond cream on the neck muscles, dishes unwashed, half an hour's talk with the iceman, reading a package of old letters, a couple of pickles and two bottles of malt extract, one hour peeking through a hole in the window shade into the flat across the air-shaft--that's about all there is to it.
The lid of the left eye twitched; it fell down and snapped up; it was exactly as though the lid of the eye were a window shade and someone stood inside the doctor's head playing with the cord.
The distance was not great, and Wilson was able to see the girl very well, the window shades of the room she was in being up, and the window also.
She pulled the window shades high, for the weather was dark and stormy, and there was little light, even in the streets.
Auto Business News-November 7, 2016--Honda submits patent application for new type of window shade
MSA was a builder of custom window shade assemblies for the worldwide corporate, VIP and VVIP aircraft industry with a 28-year history.
When a window shade insulates, it causes the glass to become colder, which will exacerbate a condensation issue on extremely cold days in homes that have excessive humidity.
Ranking of Single-variable Logistic Models Variable Lower "vision" window shade N = 14 (186 observations) Rank AIC %cor.
Ranking of Single-variable Logistic Models Lower "vision" window shade N = 14 (186 observations) Variable Rank AIC %cor.
If the window shade has looped bead chains or nylon cords, install tension devices to keep the cords taut.
PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG), a supplier of paints, coatings, chemicals, optical products, specialty materials, glass and fibre glass, and Gentex Corporation (Nasdaq:GNTX), a provider of products to the automotive industry, North American fire protection market and the aerospace market, announced on Sunday (5 October) that PPG's Aerospace Transparencies business and Gentex will supply electrochromic window shade systems to Hawker Beechcraft Corporation.
The builders chose soundproofing and a blackout window shade, to keep the room silent and pitch dark for travelers wanting to sleep late.