display window

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n display window a window of a store facing onto the street; used to display merchandise for sale in the store
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Quotations

  • Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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    “When you see a great deal of religion displayed in his shop window, you may depend on it, that he keeps a very small stock of it within.”

Usage

In literature:

Ingots of gold, pretending to have come from the new Eldorado of Louisiana, were displayed in the shop-windows of Paris.
"A Half Century of Conflict - Volume I" by Francis Parkman
A shop in the middle ground, with fruit and vegetables displayed outside the window.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10" by Charles Herbert Sylvester
There was no display of goods in the great windows, or any device to advertise wares, or attract custom.
"Looking Backward" by Edward Bellamy
There will be windows all around for the display of goods.
"Chimney-Pot Papers" by Charles S. Brooks
The window displays interested Jerry not a little, and he took in everything that came along.
"The Young Oarsmen of Lakeview" by Ralph Bonehill
As Bobbie paused before one of the big display windows on the sidewalk he caught a glimpse of a familiar figure.
"Traffic in Souls" by Eustace Hale Ball
Window displays were arranged in many cities with especially elaborate ones in Wheeling, Parkersburg and Huntington.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
None could remember ever to have seen so large an amount displayed outside a bank window.
"Jessica, the Heiress" by Evelyn Raymond
At the window of a florist she stopped and looked long and lovingly at the gorgeous display within.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
Stopping to look at a window display of spring costumes, her eye was caught by a dress that suited her taste exactly.
"The Fate of Felix Brand" by Florence Finch Kelly
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In poetry:

They stood, almost blocking the pavement,
As though at a window display;
The stretcher was pushed in position,
The ambulance started away.
"In Hospital" by Boris Pasternak
The windows blush with fresh bouquets,
Cut with the May-dew on their lips;
The radish all its bloom displays,
Pink as Aurora's finger-tips.
"Spring Has Come" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Go, tuneful bird! that gladd'st the skies.
To Daphne's window speed thy way,
And there on quivering pinions rise,
And there thy vocal art display.
"The Skylark" by William Shenstone

In news:

Local officials lit candles set up in public places, while families displayed the nine- candle lamps, called menorahs, in their windows or in special windproof glass boxes outside.
Interactive window display lets you ogle goodies without going into the store.
Colorado Bag'n Baggage president Tom Nelson, left, discusses window displays with store manager Bill Bridges in the Cherry Creek Shopping Center.
Red Curtains Will Hide Storefront Holiday Window Displays.
Downtown Duluth is getting into the holiday spirit this week, for the seventh annual window display and lighting contest.
Police stopped a car last Friday because a Massachusetts license plate was improperly displayed in the rear window of the vehicle.
You are more likely to find them in Tiffany's ads and in window displays.
Joe Edwards sits in the display window of his restaurant Blueberry Hill on Delmar Boulevard in St Louis, an area he has helped to revitalize.
Modernist furniture, glimpsed through New York's condo windows, displays the ubiquitous horizontal silhouettes of Knoll 's Barcelona chairs and Ms Knoll 's sofas.
The "Winter Wonderland" Holiday Window Lighting Contest Downtown business windows will be lit up and decorated, and merchants are excited to create the best display in town.
Joe Edwards sits in the display window of his restaurant Blueberry Hill on Delmar Boulevard in St Louis , an area he has helped to revitalize.
A Microsoft Surface tablet PC is displayed on a stand during its launch event with Microsoft Windows 8 in New York October 25, 2012 REUTERS.
Jason DeCosta, a manager of a window-tinting company that has a display on the mall 's ground floor, said when he arrived to relieve his co-worker, he heard shots ring out upstairs.
Jason DeCosta is a manager of a window-tinting company that has a display on the mall 's ground floor.
The Georgetown Media Group continues its annual tradition of picking the best holiday window display in town.
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In science:

To deploy a visual environment for physics analysis, VISPA provides a multi-purpose window tool with a three column structure, a navigator panel, a window for graphical displays, and a property panel.
Visual Physics Analysis (VISPA) - Concepts and First Applications
The frame on the left-hand side is used for the selection of modules or events, the main window displays the analysis modules or the event content, and the frame on the right-hand side shows the properties of the item selected in the main window.
Visual Physics Analysis (VISPA) - Concepts and First Applications
Parts Tree Provides a window displaying all the parts listed in an XML file.
TinkerCell: Modular CAD Tool for Synthetic Biology
Connections Tree Provides a window displaying all the connections listed in an XML file.
TinkerCell: Modular CAD Tool for Synthetic Biology
A component is the fundamental user interface object in Java. Everything we seen on the display in a Java application is a component. This includes things like windows, drawing canvases, buttons, checkboxes, scrollbars, lists, menus, and text fields . To be used, a component usually must be placed in a container.
Drag and Drop: Influences on the Design of Reusable Software Components
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