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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 dining room, which has three floor-toceiling picture windows and a glass and oak framed door to the hall, and the guest cloakroom complete the accommodation on the ground floor.
A window at Paquette Farm Stand on Grafton Street and the picture window of a home at 7 Sinclair Road were also shattered.
For proof, read Picture Windows, Rosalyn Baxandall and Elizabeth Ewen's study of how the modern suburb emerged as a response to the affordable housing needs of working-class families after World War II.
Picture Window's forte is its ability to easily combine astronomical images.
One thing that struck me about our glass wall and its hundred-dollar view (aside from the fact that the living room was always too hot and you never entered it unless fully dressed, even though the only creature apt to look in was a gull) was that the ocean was best appreciated from the couch, as if you were watching a movie screen, which the proportions of the picture window closely approximated.
There's a formal dining room with picture window, study and lovely kitchen.
The sitting room is south facing with a picture window overlooking the back garden and open paddock.
This fantastic three bedroom townhouse boasts a hallway, kitchen and breakfast room with French doors opening onto a waterfront decked area, utility and cloakroom to the ground floor, while the first and second floors comprise large sitting room/dining room with exceptional views from a large picture window over the Marina.
The lounge is an impressive 25 feet in length, with a floor to ceiling picture window at one end, while at the front of the house is another room which could be used as a sitting room or formal dining room.
The sitting room has a full height oak framed picture window set into a bay with views towards open green space, a feature fire surround with living flame gas fire and raised hearth.
"Duck Goes Potty" is a great solution to a common issue in developmental days, fitting in with "Bunny Eats Lunch," "Pig Takes a Bath," and "Pony Brushes His Teeth," also in the Hello Genius series from Picture Window Books.
Sit back and relax on a four hour journey as the English countryside glides past your picture window.