window-n; 5 Senses

Sense Number 1: a transparent panel to see through

Commentary: WINDOW[+entity][+artifact][+pane][+transparent][+glass/+plastic]

John's house has large bay windows looking out over the sea.
We rolled down the car windows to smell the sea breeze.
Mary admired the dresses in the display window of that shop.
The envelope had a window through which the address could be seen.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3, 6

Sense Number 2: a service opening in a wall, e.g., ticket window

Commentary: WINDOW[+structure][+wall][+opening][+service]

I was directed to the second bank teller's window.
We stood in line at the ticket window for about fifteen minutes.
Sally got directions to a toy store at the information window in the mall.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 4, 7

Sense Number 3: an interval, range, as of time or frequency

Commentary: WINDOW[+quantity][+interval][+time/+frequency]

The launch window for the Mars probe was only three days.
There is a window of electromagnetic wavelengths for which the earth's atmosphere is transparent. (they pass through it)
We must act before our window of opportunity is gone.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5

Sense Number 4: a rectangular display on a computer screen

Commentary: WINDOW[+entity][+artifact][+display][+region][+rectangular][+computer]

The earliest computers had no windows, only alphanumeric text on a terminal.
Mary brought up a new window and typed in the command to start the application.
Sally decided to close some of the windows on her desktop display.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 8

Sense Number 5: metallic strips or chaff dispersed in the air to obstruct radar detection

Commentary: WINDOW[+entity][+artifact][+chaff][+metallic][+airborne][+obstruction][+radar]

The bomber dispersed a window in order to avoid detection by enemy radar.
The jet's window confused the surface-to-air missile and it missed its target.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 4