bay window

(redirected from Bay windows)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial.
Related to Bay windows: bow windows

bay window

a window projecting from the wall of a building and forming an alcove of a room

bay window

A window forming a recess in a room and projecting outwards from the wall either in a rectangular, polygonal or semicircular form. Some are supported on corbels or on projecting moldings.
See also: Window

Bay Window

 

a semicircular, triangular, or polygonal window projecting from the side of a building. It usually extends for several stories, sometimes ranging the entire height of the building, in which case it usually does not include the ground story. The provision of bay windows increases floor space and improves interior illumination and insolation.

bay window

[¦bā ′win·dō]
(architecture)
A window that projects outward from the wall of a building and forms a small indoor alcove.

bay window

bay window
A window that protrudes from a wall, usually bowed, canted, polygonal, segmental, semicircular, or square-sided in plan; typically one story in height, although sometimes higher; occasionally corbeled out from the face of the wall, as an oriel; Also see angled bay window, bow window, cant window.
References in periodicals archive ?
Householder Dorothy Wilkes, aged 71, woke up to find that thieves had made off with an eight-foot long lead strip from the front bay window of her 172-year-old home in nearby Albert Road.
If you see anyone who you believe is suspicious on roofs or bay windows then contact police immediately and report it as a potential ongoing crime.
Before then, people were modifying their Victorians and doing terrible things to them - putting shingles on them and cutting off bay windows.
oor there is a study and drawing room, the latter having a deep bay window, stone ?
The sizeable lounge has a deep five-sided bay window to the front.
The two bedrooms, also featuring bay windows, have double fitted wardrobes in each.
This surprisingly spacious detached residence is well appointed with lots of character for the buyer who is seeking something a little out of the ordinary, including bay windows and feature fireplaces.
Fabricated by Steel Window Service and Supplies, the original front bay windows were surveyed before being removed.
Bryn Polyn Mawr's elegant day rooms include a drawing room with high ceilings, moulding and cornicing and a pewter fireplace as well as fine Georgian bay windows, from which the Clwydian hills can ben seen, There is a bay window in the lounge and this room is warmed by a Jotul cast iron stove with yet another bay window in the dining room.
On Thursday May 20, 2004, Bay Windows, the largest New England newspaper serving the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, will publish It Takes Two, the largest Gay and Lesbian wedding planner ever published in the United States.
The vehicle crashed into two bay windows of a property on Woodland Road, Northfield, shortly after 8.
Downstairs, the four-bedroom home has an impressive lounge with shaped bay windows, giving a distinct sense of grandeur, and a fitted kitchen complete with breakfast area and also French doors.