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1. A piece of glass filling a window or a section of a window.
2. A pattern of thin lines forming large squares on a background of a different color.
3. Slang LSD.
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(Building) a sheet of glass in a window
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(ˈwɪn doʊˌpeɪn)

1. a plate of glass for filling a window sash within the frame.
2. being or having a large design of intersecting lines suggesting windowpanes: a windowpane plaid.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.windowpane - a pane of glass in a window; "the ball shattered the window"
pane, pane of glass, window glass - sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors
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
2.windowpane - very thin translucent flounder of the Atlantic coast of North America
lefteye flounder, lefteyed flounder - flatfishes with both eyes on the left side of the head
genus Scophthalmus, Scophthalmus - a genus of Bothidae
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And his attention was constantly wandering: there were fruit trees trained on the walls of the vicarage, and a long twig beat now and then against the windowpane; sheep grazed stolidly in the field beyond the garden.
They make bunches of flowers, from flakes and wires of silver, that counterfeit the delicate creations the frost weaves upon a windowpane; and we were shown a miniature silver temple whose fluted columns, whose Corinthian capitals and rich entablatures, whose spire, statues, bells, and ornate lavishness of sculpture were wrought in polished silver, and with such matchless art that every detail was a fascinating study and the finished edifice a wonder of beauty.
Thus spoke Robin Hood to himself, all his anger passing away like a breath from the windowpane, at the thought that perhaps his trusty right-hand man was in some danger of his life.
The wasp-like resemblance was increased by the fact that the apparatus flew with a deep booming hum, exactly the sound made by a wasp at a windowpane.
And, indeed, as he spoke, the first few flakes, foreseen by the man of chestnuts, began to drift across the darkening windowpane.
O, God, how afraid I am for him and for myself and about everything!..." Natasha began, and without replying to Sonya's words of comfort she got into bed, and long after her candle was out lay open-eyed and motionless, gazing at the moonlight through the frosty windowpanes.
If he turned to the right, he knocked it against the bed or into the windowpanes; if he turned to the left, he struck the walls or the door; if he raised it a bit, he almost put the Fairy's eyes out.
I ask the jury to compare them with the finger marks of the accused upon the windowpanes, and tell the court if they are the same."
A bright fire was glowing in the old-fashioned Waterloo stove and blue-white frost crystals were shining on the windowpanes. Matthew nodded over a FARMERS' ADVOCATE on the sofa and Anne at the table studied her lessons with grim determination, despite sundry wistful glances at the clock shelf, where lay a new book that Jane Andrews had lent her that day.
The violets exhaled their sweet breath, whilst I pressed against the windowpanes covered with fantastic frost-work the copper coin I had heated on the stove, and so made peep-holes.