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picture window

a large window having a single pane of glass, usually placed so that it overlooks a view

picture window

A large fixed pane of glass, often between two narrower operable windows, usually located to present the most attractive view to the exterior. See also: French window

picture window

[′pik·chər ¦win·dō]
(building construction)
A large window framing an exterior view.

picture window

In a home or apartment, a large, fixed window, often between two narrower operable windows; usually located so as to present the most attractive view of the exterior.
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SITTING PRETTY: The light living room has a classic feel while the bedrooms and landing with picture window, insets, are also nice and airy
A SPIRAL birch staircase, a Juliet balcony, curved picture windows - if this all sounds a bit too much for suburban Birmingham then take a look at 56 Serpentine Road, Harborne.
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Measuring 24ft by 18ft, the snooker room has a picture window overlooking the rear garden and is ideally suited as a games/leisure area.
Dining takes place in a large, airy room illuminated by a long slash of picture window glazing, while the cooking and serving end of things is kept well out of sight in the buried rear of the building.
I double-glazed our three-bedroom bungalow in this way, all but one picture window, for a total cost of pounds 220; this was 15 years ago.
The estate includes such unique touches as a full-service English pub with a waterfall just outside the picture window, a tennis center with its own house and shower facilities, steam showers, a sauna, and a dock big enough for a 57-foot yacht.
Part of the thoroughly kid-friendly 'Kids Dish' series of cookbooks for children from Picture Window Books, "Holy Guacamole
The temptation to provide maximum views from all points at all times has been wisely resisted, and the cliche of the big picture window in the extension has also been avoided, in favour of a pair of separated framed views, one from the living area and one from the dining area immediately next to the courtyard.
The Series 6200 slider rounds out the Crystal 6000 product line and is a perfect complement to the Crystal Series 6100 picture window and the Series 6000 and 6000A double-hung windows.
The area behind the waiting-room receptionist's desk is spacious and open, allowing the internist's patients to gaze through a picture window at a green, modest-size hill and a patch of blue, sunny sky.
In the back corner of the last gallery, next to a large picture window overlooking the Chaussestrasse, a final text read: LOOK AT YOUR RIGHT: EVERY EVENING AT 6:45 A HALF-NAKED LADY (MAN) APPEARS ON THE SECOND WINDOW (THIRD FLOOR) AT #7.