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
In that of the fifteenth century are several noble tombs, and beautiful windows of stained glass.
"The Stranger in France" by John Carr
There are several stained-glass windows and a handsome wrought-iron chancel-screen.
"Hammersmith, Fulham and Putney" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
All that you get is the blaze of light from the glass window, some very faint trees, and no path at all.
"Real Ghost Stories" by William T. Stead
Let us enter that partially-darkened chamber, and stand before a painted glass window, the production of Bertini, of Milan.
"Young Americans Abroad" by Various
About seventy windows filled with stained glass.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ely" by W. D. Sweeting
Barney limped into the kitchen and went to work on the window glass.
"Make Mine Homogenized" by Rick Raphael
A cab had crossed a sidewalk and crashed into a plate-glass window.
"The Ambulance Made Two Trips" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
There was a sharp rap on the glass by Joe's window.
"Space Platform" by Murray Leinster
Janet Martin had only a glimpse of the face of the man looking in through the window at her after he had tapped on the glass.
"The Curlytops and Their Playmates" by Howard R. Garis
A stone flew through the air over their heads, and crashed through the window; pieces of glass flew in all directions.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
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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
The transmission of the glass window and reflectivity of the mirrors are not take into account in the above calibration.
Properties and Performance of Two Wide Field of View Cherenkov/Fluorescence Telescope Array Prototypes
Such relations are sufficient for the design of traditional windows glasses.
Simple Numerical Model of Laminated Glass Beams
Possible sources are accidentals (noise), the PSPM glass window, fibers in the detector, connectors or light guide cables.
Testrun results from prototype fiber detectors for high rate particle tracking
FIG. 1: Left axis: Longitudinal sound velocity versus temperature in a window glass (see composition in Tab. I) measured at hypersonic frequencies by Brillouin scattering in the backscattering configuration with λ = 514.5 nm.
Universal behavior of internal friction in glasses below T : anharmonicity vs relaxation
Cavaill´e for Brillouin scattering experiments in window glasses and Ian Campbell for fruitful comments on the manuscript.
Universal behavior of internal friction in glasses below T : anharmonicity vs relaxation
Local structural variability and the intermediate phase window in network glasses.
Sensitivity of protein rigidity analysis to small structural variations: a large-scale comparative analysis
Figure 10(a) shows the experimental setup, with laser cooled Rb atoms probed at the center of an array of four electrodes located 12.5 mm away from the dielectric surface (an AR coated glass window).
Non-linear optics using cold Rydberg atoms
The entrance window is of boro-silicate glass with the typical cutoff for wavelengths λ < 300 nm (E > 4.1 eV).
In-beam Tests of a Ring Imaging Cerenkov Detector With a Multianode Photomultiplier Readout
The configurational modes of a window glass “live” at an effective temperature.
Formulation of thermodynamics for the glassy state: configurational energy as a modest source of energy
During the glass formation process they got essentially stuck after the glass transition, which for window glass occurs at some 1000 K .
Formulation of thermodynamics for the glassy state: configurational energy as a modest source of energy
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