Translation of "window" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (GLASS) 玻璃 uk us /ˈwɪn.dəʊ/ US  /-doʊ/

[ C ] a space usually filled with glass in the wall of a building or in a vehicle, to allow light and air in and to allow people inside the building to see out

Is it all right if I open/close the window? 我打开/关上窗户可以吗?
He caught me staring out of the window. 他看到我正在向窗外凝视。
I saw a child's face at the window. 我看到窗口有一张孩子的脸。
She's got some wonderful plants in the window (= on a surface at the bottom of the window). 她窗台上摆了些奇妙的植物。
I was admiring the cathedral's stained-glass windows. 我正在欣赏大教堂里的彩色玻璃窗。
Have you paid the window cleaner (= person whose job is to clean the outside of windows)? 你付给擦窗户的工人工钱了吗?
window frames 窗框
a window ledge 窗台

[ S ] literary something that makes it possible for you to see and learn about a situation or experience that is different from your own

The film provides a window on the immigrant experience. 这部影片提供了一个了解移民经历的窗口。

[ C ] a transparent rectangle on the front of an envelope, through which you can read the address written on the letter inside


[ C ] the decorative arrangement of goods behind the window at the front of a shop, in addition to the window itself

How much is the jacket in the window? 橱窗里的那件夹克多少钱?
The shop windows are wonderful around Christmas time. 圣诞节期间商店的橱窗非常漂亮。

(Translation of “window noun (GLASS)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)