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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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The Earthwise Single Hung and Picture Windows used for this project will be manufactured by JetAlum, an Earthwise manufacturing partner located in Kansas City, MO.
From the hall, a staircase leads to the half landing, where a door and floor to ceiling picture window lead outside to wide decked steps down to the rear terrace and garden.
Bedroom 1: An impressively proportioned principal bedroom with large picture windows to two elevations with a spectacular view towards the Channel, double glazed door leading to the generously proportioned roof garden, slim-line electric radiators, double opening doors to dressing room.
The Levittown ranch house, for instance, was partly based on Frank Lloyd Wright's design concepts: adopting an open interior, opening the front door into the kitchen, placing the fireplace in the center of the home, and putting the living room in the back of the house, with a picture window looking into the backyard.
Wakefield-based Technal provided large picture windows to create a "wall of windows" and maximise the magnificent views from the summit.
The maisonette is well appointed and contemporary in its decor and design, with arched picture windows framing the superb views.
Under the latest plans, the exterior of the city centre building will be transformed into a sleek, contemporary design and the interior opened up with large picture windows and a completely revamped entrance.
At The Whitings, many apartments will have balconies and large picture windows, some will have views to the cricket ground.
The upper floor is largely toplit and from here a pair of big picture windows frame vistas out to the mountains south of Jerez and its alcazar.
They can only be seen from the picture windows of this train.
Magazines on the countertop show other torture scenes from Abu Ghraib, while outside the picture windows a Baghdad firefight rages.
The dining room has picture windows to two sides overlooking the gardens, while the sitting room has double opening doors to the hall, a feature brickette fireplace with quarry-tiled hearth and mantel with expose beam over, coved cornices ad ceiling roses.