pane of glass

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pane of glass sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors
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Usage

In literature:

At length down came the rain battering against the small panes of glass.
"Michael Penguyne" by William H. G. Kingston
He spent hours against the panes of glass and outside the kitchen door.
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
Hatchets and feeding troughs and spare parts and panes of glass and things like that.
"The Invaders" by Benjamin Ferris
The door had a pane of translucent glass in it, and there were more of the unreadable characters on it.
"Viewpoint" by Gordon Randall Garrett
The wind was so strong that it blew away everything that he tried to substitute for the missing pane of glass.
"The Music Master" by Charles Klein
Finding the bolt rusty, Elinor took off her slipper and broke a pane of glass.
"The Motor Maids at Sunrise Camp" by Katherine Stokes
Put your face to one of the glass panes in the right-hand window: what do you see?
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VI (of X)--Great Britain and Ireland IV" by Various
Reaching the upper floor, the Sioux walked directly to the window through which the shots had come that shattered the two panes of glass.
"The Story of Red Feather" by Edward S. (Edward Sylvester) Ellis
Then he took his tools and a pane of glass from an overhead rack and headed for the house.
"Make Mine Homogenized" by Rick Raphael
Scarce a pane of glass remained intact.
"A Girl of the Commune" by George Alfred Henty
There were at this time no panes of glass, in fact no sashes, in the windows, and the wind swept freely through.
"Lights and Shadows in Confederate Prisons" by Homer B. Sprague
At that moment a crash was heard; a pane of glass was shattered by some one outside leaning too heavily against it.
"Peggy-Alone" by Mary Agnes Byrne
He knew every grey stone in its walls, and every pane of glass in its narrow windows.
"Allison Bain" by Margaret Murray Robertson
Last of all we found him in the big conservatory, of which every pane of glass was broken.
"Nobody's Boy" by Hector Malot
A faint light struggled through the small thick panes of glass of a window little more than a half-yard square.
"Little Folks" by Various
Then again other panes were of really clear white glass.
"Polly's Business Venture" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
The lower corner of one of the panes had been broken, and the triangle of glass leaned inward loosely.
"The Young Railroaders" by Francis Lovell Coombs
There was not a pane of glass in the tower.
"The Dead Command" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
One of the panes of glass was broken.
"Where Deep Seas Moan" by E. Gallienne-Robin
The extraordinary beauty was still there, but as though behind a blurred pane of glass.
"The Pagan Madonna" by Harold MacGrath
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In poetry:

Who in a house of glass would dwell,
With curious eyes at every pane?
To ring him in and out again,
Who wants the public crier's bell?
"To James T. Fields" by John Greenleaf Whittier
A tree of blood soaks the morning
where the newborn woman groans.
Her voice leaves glass in the wound
and on the panes, a diagram of bone.
"Adam" by Federico Garcia Lorca
Through dripping, tear-swept panes of glass,
I saw the mighty army pass
In silent file, with solemn tramp,
Back to its far, mysterious Camp.
"Manhattan" by Charles Hanson Towne
Ottima
This dusty pane might serve for looking glass.
Three, four—four grey hairs! Is it so you said
A plait of hair should wave across my neck?
No—this way.
"Pippa Passes: Part I: Morning" by Robert Browning

In news:

Instead, we made a gallant effort, a heck of a mess and I managed to crack a new pane of glass nearly all the way across.
What's new is the marriage of that technology with the most efficient window glass, with an insulating value of more than R-8 (that's a U-value of.12) compared to R-3 for a typical low-E double pane.
The door was topped with a lunette of small, colored panes of glass.
Collaborating from a Single Pane of Glass.
IT Management / Collaborating from a Single Pane of Glass.
The air layer between the glass panes provides a huge increase in the insulation quality of the window and prevents condensation from forming inside as long as the window's inner air seal is unbroken.
Collaborating from a Single Pane of Glass .
IT Management / Collaborating from a Single Pane of Glass .
The system is composed of glass panes that flow from flat with the facade to a 60 percent opening.
Set into Cantina South's double front doors is a matched pair of large semicircular glass panes.
A BB pellet was trapped in between the panes of glass, the report said.
Henkel's piece is made of colored glass panes, and weighs 17,000 pounds.
The viewing gallery for the military commission's courtroom at Guantánamo Bay is behind a thick pane of clear, soundproof glass.
The RAIS OPUS convection stove features an air-wash system that keeps the glass pane clean by pulling pre-heated air across the inside of the glass.
The Palm Court's famed stained-glass ceiling was re-created pane-for-pane with the help of New York City's Landmarks Preservation Commission.
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