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bow window

a bay window in the shape of a curve
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Bow window

2. A rounded bay window projecting from the face of a wall; in plan it is a segment of a circle.
See also: Window
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bow window, compass window

A rounded bay window; projects from the face of a wall in a plan which is the segment of a circle.
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But what I like most is the way a bow window makes a room look and feel larger--even though the "bulge" adds just a few square feet.
The ceiling is beamed, and a double-glazed bow window overlooks the private garden.
The stunning master bedroom has an ensuite with a freestanding bath, behind a classic bow window. There's also a large shared shower room, which comes complete with a beautiful fireplace, and a downstairs WC.
The well-presented extended home features a hallway with spindle staircase, and lounge with marble fireplace and bow window. There is a modern fitted kitchen with integrated appliances and centre island, and French doors leading to the rear garden.
On the first floor is the principal suite consisting of a large bedroom with bow window and en-suite bathroom with roll top bath.
It shows a bow window brimming with tobacco products and smokers' requisites.
The spacious drawing room has a feature bow window and French doors to the garden.
The lounge features a modern fireplace with marble hearth and a wide bow window overlooking the front.
The sitting room boasts a double glazed bow window with scenic views, an open fireplace with a mahogany surround and varnished wooden floors.
Mrs Stearne has not been seen since she left her home at Bow Window Avenue, Rampside, Barrow-in-Furness at around 3.30pm on Thursday.
White Lodge itself has retained a lot of its original character and features include an Arts and Crafts staircase in the entrance hall, a panelled dining room with leaded bullseye windows, a large drawing room with a semi-circular bow window, a sitting room with tapestries adorning the walls and a billiards room complete with its original, built-in scoring board.
The main level maintains an open feel, yet offers distinctly separate living areas, such as a formal dining room with a bow window, a central L-shaped stairway with cherry and iron railings, and a laundry/mudroom that leads to the side-entry, three-car garage.