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pane

A pane is a piece of glass, especially one that fits into a window frame. If you hit your baseball through your neighbors' kitchen window, you'll probably owe them a new pane.

Panes are almost always made of glass, although occasionally they're some other translucent material. Stained-glass windows have colorful panes, and older houses with their original details often have windows made of many small glass panes. The original meaning of pane was "piece of a garment," from the Latin pannum, "piece of cloth." Later, a pane became "a panel of wood," and finally "a panel of glass."

Definitions of pane
  1. noun
    sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors
    synonyms: pane of glass, window glass
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    types:
    window, windowpane
    a pane of glass in a window
    type of:
    plate glass, sheet glass
    glass formed into large thin sheets
  2. noun
    a panel or section of panels in a wall or door
    synonyms: paneling, panelling
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    types:
    wall panel
    paneling that forms part of a wall
    type of:
    panel
    sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something
  3. noun
    street name for lysergic acid diethylamide
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