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Windowpane

One of the divisions of a window or door, consisting of a single unit of glass set in a frame.

pane

1. A flat sheet of glass, cut to fit a window or door or part of a window or door; often of small size, the larger ones usually being called sheets. After installation in a window sash, a pane is often referred to as a light. A window sash may be divided into a number of small lights, often for decorative or stylistic purposes. The configuration of a double-hung window having divided lights is often specified by the number of panes in the upper sash followed by the word over and then the number of panes in the lower sash; for example, a “six-over-three pattern” indicates that the upper sash is divided into six panes and the lower sash is divided into three panes.
2. A panel of a door, wainscot, or the like.
3. A rectangular division or plane surface of a building.
4. A British term for peen.
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The police noticed that the robberies were committed in the same style -- breaking open doors or windowpanes with a sharp tool.
Windowpanes were also broken at three primary and junior high schools, and a door fell off at a separate elementary school in Kirishima, but classes were held as scheduled, they said.
passing through the area said they had seen windowpanes of houses were smashed.
The narration of the book often describes the island scenery, noting the "steel-gray sky" and "dirty windowpanes," and while the things Malfi describes are often not particularly cheery or beautiful, the author's metaphors render these dreary everyday objects lovely.
All died of broken necks after slamming into windowpanes, apparently after gorging themselves on berries that had begun to rot, turning the juice inside to alcohol.
The blast, which occurred late Friday, damaged the Down Town guesthouse and shattered windowpanes of nearby buildings.
A one-inch-thick aerogel slab can shield a delicate flower from a 1,400[degrees]C (2,600[degrees]F) flame and ward off cold better than 15 thermal windowpanes stacked back to back.
The box is a deceptive refuge, like the fragile windowpanes of our homes-what makes us feel so safe is in reality a thin membrane separating man from nature.
According to investigations, the two broke the windowpanes of the car at around 1 p.m.
January windowpanes have in common a scrim of steam bright droplets cut through like diamond comets....
Even sculptors have started using the ethereal materials as a sub-featherweight medium, and window manufacturers are considering placing them between windowpanes as a nearly transparent insulation, Hrubesh notes.
Windowpanes of nearby buildings and shops were smashed due to the impact of the explosion.