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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 front-facing guest bedroom has an apex picture window with partial remote control blinds and has an en-suite bathroom with walk-in double shower with waterfall and handheld shower heads.
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.
Could it be that one of the reasons picture windows seem so dated today is that we've learned to distrust any such claims to omniscience and objectivity?
An article on picture windows, for example, waxes eloquent on the solid "cultural values" of the 1950s.
However, the plate glass process produced large, high-quality sheets of glass and made picture windows feasible.
The house has a reception hall, cloakroom, study, dining room and full-height lounge which is almost circular and with a contemporary wallmounted fire, chandelier and full-height picture windows, giving views to three sides.
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.