Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
window /'windou/
  • danh từ
    • cửa sổ
      • French window: cửa sổ sát mặt đất
      • blank (blind, false) window: cửa sổ gi
    • cửa kính (ô tô, xe lửa)
      • to lower (open) the window: hạ kính xuống
      • to raise (close) the window: nâng kính lên
      • rear window: kính hậu
    • (thưng nghiệp) tủ kính bày hàng
      • in the window: bày ở tủ kính
    • (quân sự), (hàng không) vật th xuống để nhiễu xạ
    • to have all one's goods in the window
      • tỏ ra hời hợt nông cạn
Concise Dictionary
+a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
+a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened
+a transparent panel (as of an envelope) inserted in an otherwise opaque material
+an opening that resembles a window in appearance or function
+the time period that is considered best for starting or finishing something
+a pane of glass in a window
+an opening in the wall of a building (usually to admit light and air)
+(computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 an opening in the wall or roof of a building, car, etc., usually covered with glass, that allows light and air to come in and people to see out; the glass in a window: She looked out of the window. + Do you mind if I open the window? + the bedroom / car / kitchen window + a broken window
2 the glass at the front of a shop/store and the area behind it where goods are shown to the public: I saw the dress I wanted in the window. + a window display
3 an area within a frame on a computer screen, in which a particular programme is operating or in which information of a particular type is shown: to create / open a window
4 a small area of sth that you can see through, for example to talk to sb or read sth on the other side: There was a long line of people at the box-office window. + The address must be clearly visible through the window of the envelope.
5 [sing.] ~ on / into sth a way of seeing and learning about sth: Television is a sort of window on the world. + It gave me an intriguing window into the way people live.
6 a time when there is an opportunity to do sth, although it may not last long: We now have a small window of opportunity in which to make our views known.
Idioms: fly / go out (of) the window (informal) to stop existing; to disappear completely: As soon as the kids arrived, order went out of the window.
Collocation Dictionary

1 in a building, car, etc.


big, huge, long, tall, wide | narrow, small | panoramic | floor-length, floor-to-ceiling | deep-set | arched, bay, bow, casement, dormer, French, lattice, leaded, picture, rose, sash, skylight, small-paned, stained-glass
You get to the garden through French windows at the back of the house. The cathedral has a beautiful rose window.
| plate-glass | double-glazed | barred, curtained, shuttered
All the windows in the prison are barred.
| curtainless | open | boarded-up | blank
No light showed in any of the blank windows of the house.
| dark | bright, sunny | rain-lashed, rain-streaked | draughty, ill-fitting | dirty, dusty, filthy | clean | steamed-up | balcony, basement, bedroom, kitchen, etc. | back, front, rear, side, top, topmost, upstairs | first-floor, ground-floor, etc. | south-facing, etc. | display, shop | car, carriage, train, etc. | back, driver's, passenger, rear | electric | smoked, tinted
a limousine with smoked windows


gaze out (of), gaze through, look in (through), look out (of), look through, peer out (of), peer (in) through, see out (of), see through, stare out of, stare (in) through
I found her looking in the window of a department store. It was raining so hard I could scarcely see out the window.
| lean out of, stick your head out of | knock on, rap on, tap on
We tapped on the window to get their attention.
| fling open, force (open), open, throw open
There was evidence that the window had been forced.
| roll down, wind down
I rolled down the window to ask for directions.
| close, roll up, shut | clean, wash | break, shatter, smash | replace


open, wind down
How does the window open?
| close, go up | break, shatter, smash | blow out
All the windows blew out with the force of the blast.
| flash, gleam, glint, glow, shine
The windows glinted in the sunlight.
| steam up
The windows all steam up when you have a shower.
| rattle
The windows rattle when a train goes past.
| face sth, give a view of sth, look, overlook sth, stare
a studio with windows looking south towards the park The windows of the house stared bleakly down at her.


frame, ledge, pane, sill | seat
I always ask for a window seat when I fly.
| cleaner
He works as a window cleaner.
| display | shopping
I love going window shopping (= looking at things in the shops without buying anything).


at the ~
He was standing at the window waiting for us.
| by the ~
I sat by the window to get some air.
| in the ~
an advertisement in the shop window We caught sight of him in the window as we passed. There was a vase of flowers in the window. A bird flew in the open window.
| out (of) ~
She gazed out of the window at the falling snow.
| through ~
They threw a brick through the window.

2 area on a computer screen


Click on the window to make it active.


open | close
If you close a couple of windows, the screen will be less cluttered.
| enlarge, minimize, resize, shrink | drag, move | click on
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