window glass

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n window glass sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The largest stained-glass window in the world is at Kennedy International Airport in New York City. It can be seen on the American Airlines terminal building and measures 300 feet long by 23 feet high
    • Window glass glass in panes suitable for windows.
    • Window glass panes of glass for windows; the kind of glass used in windows.
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Quotations

  • Robert Mcafee Brown
    Robert Mcafee Brown
    “The Church cannot be content to live in its stained-glass house and throw stones through the picture window of modern culture.”
  • Raymond Chandler
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    “It was a blonde. A blonde to make a bishop kick a hole in a stained-glass window.”
  • Benjamin Franklin
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    “Don't throw stones at your neighbors , if your own windows are glass.”

Usage

In literature:

Something smashed through the glass in the window nearest Freddie's bed and there was a thumping sound on the floor.
"The Bobbsey Twins at Home" by Laura Lee Hope
There are amongst the stained glass windows, several which deserve to be, particularly noticed.
"Rouen, It's History and Monuments" by Théodore Licquet
Mr. Beckford took off the glass, and desired me to take it to the window.
"Recollections of the late William Beckford of Fonthill, Wilts and Lansdown, Bath" by Henry Venn Lansdown
I sat at the turret window, staring through my glasses.
"Brigands of the Moon" by Ray Cummings
I think he has behaved like a saint on a stained-glass window, don't you?
"Set in Silver" by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
The three lights of the small window above are filled with stained glass in connexion with this memorial.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Exeter" by Percy Addleshaw
Two of these windows contain modern glass, one being inserted to the memory of the present Dean's father.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Saint Albans" by Thomas Perkins
The windows are of stained glass.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
The coloured glass was inserted to the east window in 1868, the south window in 1870, the west window in 1881.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Norwich" by C. H. B. Quennell
The window is filled with glass, in memory of the Rev.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Carlisle" by C. King Eley
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In poetry:

Ah, I see!—the wooden pane
In the window, dull and dead,
Father called its loss a gain,
And a glass one put instead!
"Cottage-Songs" by George MacDonald
I love the windows of thy grace,
Through which my Lord is seen,
And long to meet my Savior's face
Without a glass between.
"Hymn 145" by Isaac Watts
A sense of tinkling glasses,
Of love and laughter and light -
The piano stops, and the window
Stares blank out into the night.
"In The Placid Summer Midnight" by William Ernest Henley
Across the window glasses
The curtain then I drew,
And, as a sea-bird passes,
In sleep my spirit flew
To grey and windswept grasses
And moonlit sands—and you.
"Moonlight North and South" by Robert Fuller Murray
With glass a thousand miles thick
Parting has glazed the windows of your flat;
And I look through, as from another world,
But not a sound is audible through that.
""With glass a thousand miles thick..."" by Konstantin Simonov
Rather than words comes the thought of high windows:
The sun-comprehending glass,
And beyond it, the deep blue air, that shows
Nothing, and is nowhere, and is endless.
"High Windows" by Philip Larkin

In news:

Left, Jean Nouvel in one of 40 Mercer's apartments, many of which have either red or blue glass accent windows.
Grabian Gonzalez removes bullet proof glass from bank teller's windows at the former Bank of America at 10 South Main St in Yardley on Friday.
Window glass warranty, intrusive survey.
He was picked on, called names, had his big glasses thrown from the school bus window.
Microsoft has announced that it is to make some significant changes to the Windows 8 user interface, including dropping the Aero Glass effect that was first introduced in Windows Vista.
A van crashed into Dragan Chiropractic , shattering the glass doors and front window early Thursday afternoon on Grand Avenue in Monessen.
An access van shatters the front window and glass doors at Dragan Chiropractic on Grand Avenue in Monessen.
30 Sunday morning a man broke into Pana Roma Pizza & Pasta on West 23rd St. Surveillance cameras inside the restaurant captured a white man breaking the glass window, then climbing inside.
Full-height windows and glass doors in each room put the stunning landscape on constant display.
The Glass, Window & Door Expo hit the mark in Las Vegas.
A record 10,000 glass, window and door industry professionals gathered in Las Vegas for the three-day event.
The center's main atrium is adorned with glass and windows, and there are few physical obstructions.
Lawmen say a man who was angry with his twin brother was arrested after he threw something at a window, causing it to break and shower his brother with glass.
Stained glass windows designed by Charles Connick at St James Episcopal.
One special stained glass window.
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In science:

The PMTs were equipped with a lime glass window (photon sensitivity range {280,640} nm).
A RICH prototype for the AMS experiment
The PMTs were equipped with a lime glass window allowing photon detection over the wave length range {280-640} nm.
Experimental study of a proximity focusing Cherenkov counter prototype for the AMS experiment
Consider a semi-transparent mirror, the glass of your window, for example.
Quantum Physics of Simple Optical Instruments
Cross-talk in the PMT can be optical, which occurs due to the divergence of light as it passes through the borosilicate glass window, or electronic, which occurs if electrons begin the multiplication process in the wrong dynode chain.
Development of a compact scintillator hodoscope with wavelength-shifting fibre read-out
To overcome this problem the PMT glass window was coated with a wavelength shifter made of Tetraphenylbutadiene (TPB).
A prototype liquid Argon Time Projection Chamber for the study of UV laser multi-photonic ionization
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