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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
a pane of glass (=a piece of glass used in a window)
▪ There was a broken pane of glass in the kitchen window.
▪ Each door had a single glass pane in it.
▪ Hopeful that the glass panes are unbroken, that the key will turn smoothly in the lock.
▪ I draw, wet profiles on the window pane.
▪ A door closed, the window panes shook.
▪ With his pocket handkerchief the Major wiped the window pane.
▪ Pearl was saying, lifting the binoculars, her hands trembling, the lenses tapping the window pane.
▪ Larsen then passed the window pane down to Grant, and lowered himself through in turn.
▪ Ramshackle curtains cover warped window panes.
▪ Another rain squall blotted out the harbour and water cascaded down the window panes.
▪ Rain Rainwater can be collected in different-sized containers, raindrops observed going down window panes, etc.
▪ I watched the rain as it pounded against the window pane.
▪ The bullet shattered two panes of glass.
▪ A blue flash like an incendiary, the child did not start, but leaned closer to the pane.
▪ He scrubbed the panes until his reflection shone in them, spotless.
▪ I draw, wet profiles on the window pane.
▪ Omite peers through the pane, shakes her head and steps back.
▪ The broken glass, the light-leavened panes.
▪ The impact knocked the long, thick plexiglass pane on to her.
▪ The newsgroup should now appear in KNode's left-hand pane.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Peen \Peen\, n. [Cf. G. pinne pane of a hammer.]

  1. A round-edged, or hemispherical, end to the head of a hammer or sledge, used to stretch or bend metal by indentation.

  2. The sharp-edged end of the head of a mason's hammer.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

mid-13c., "garment, part of a garment," later "side of a building, section of a wall," from Old French pan "section, piece, panel" (11c.), from Latin pannum (nominative pannus) "piece of cloth, garment," possibly from PIE root *pan- "fabric" (cognates: Gothic fana "piece of cloth," Greek penos "web," Old English fanna "flag"). Sense of "window glass" first attested mid-15c.


n. 1 An individual sheet of glass in a window. 2 (context computing graphical user interface English) A layer in the build-up of a GUI. 3 (alternative spelling of peen English) 4 A division; a distinct piece or compartment of any surface. 5 A square of a checkered or plaid pattern. 6 One of the openings in a slashed garment, showing the bright colored silk, or the like, within; hence, the piece of colored or other stuff so shown. 7 (context architecture English) A compartment of a surface, or a flat space; hence, one side or face of a building. 8 A subdivision of an irrigated surface between a feeder and an outlet drain. 9 One of the flat surfaces, or facets, of any object having several sides. 10 One of the eight facets surrounding the table of a brilliant-cut diamond.

  1. n. sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors [syn: pane of glass, window glass]

  2. a panel or section of panels in a wall or door [syn: paneling, panelling]

  3. street name for lysergic acid diethylamide [syn: acid, back breaker, battery-acid, dose, dot, Elvis, loony toons, Lucy in the sky with diamonds, superman, window pane, Zen]


Pane may refer to:

  • Paned window, a window that is divided into sections known as "panes"
  • Pane (mythology), a type of satyr-like creature from Greek mythology

Usage examples of "pane".

Its light reflected off the tall panes of thick glass before her, causing her coppery hair to shine incandescently, waves of red-gold illumination blanketing the frosty, barren peaks beyond.

The cramped shopfront was windowless except for a crescent pane bratticed with corroded iron.

He pressed his forehead against the cold pane of window glass and squeezed his eyes shut, trying not to remember how Marcie had looked wearing nothing except the golden, wavering glow of candlelight.

Through a dirt-streaked pane, past the frayed edge of a drawn shade, he saw both Marle and Jarvin.

Howling like a madman, he drove the ladder against the window glass again and again until every pane and every muntin was smashed and battered out of the way.

The casements were set with small square panes of green-blue glass in muntins of black ironwood.

There were casement windows so the 4627 people could practice easing the glass panes out of the muntins and sash bars.

Nothing new rewarded my efforts-only the same depressing mustiness and faint suggestions of noxious odours and nitrous outlines on the floor--and I fancy that many pedestrians must have watched me curiously through the broken panes.

VILLENEUVE My apprehensions even outstep their cause, As though some influence smote through yonder pane.

The paper was divided into two panes, each containing a magnified view of a microscopic device.

The sun has the attenuated autumn quality of seeming to be behind several panes of glass.

She looked up at the fourth floor and noticed that one of the big panes in the skylight had been broken.

Outside, something or someone glided between moonlight and window, casting an enormous sweeping shadow that soared across the glass panes darkly.

As was usual with these old houses, the glass panes were in two hinged panels that swung inward.

He cleared the holographic panes of their script and graphs, giving the intelligence operative an expectant glance through the transparent glass.