pane Definition

  • 1a single sheet of glass in a window or door
  • 2a flat, separate, and usually rectangular piece of glass used for a window or the like

Using pane: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "pane" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The pane of glass in the window was cracked.

  • Example

    She replaced the broken pane with a new one.

  • Example

    The sun shone through the panes of the stained glass window.

pane Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for pane

Phrases with pane

  • a window built to project outward from an outside wall, forming a bay in a room


    The bay window had three panes of glass.

  • glass that has been rendered opaque by a process of sandblasting or acid etching


    The bathroom window was made of frosted glass panes.

  • a large window designed to provide an unobstructed view of the outside


    The living room had a picture window with six panes of glass.

Origins of pane

from Old French 'pan', meaning 'piece, panel'


Summary: pane in Brief

'Pane' [peɪn] refers to a single sheet of glass used in windows or doors. It is a flat, rectangular piece of glass that can be replaced if broken. The term is often used in phrases such as 'bay window,' 'frosted glass,' and 'picture window.'

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