Translation of "window" - English-Traditional 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? 我打開/關上窗戶可以嗎?
He caught me staring out of the window. 他看到我正在向窗外凝視。
I saw a child's face at the window. 我看到視窗有一張孩子的臉。
She's got some wonderful plants in the window (= on a surface at the bottom of the window). 她窗臺上擺了些奇妙的植物。
I was admiring the cathedral's stained-glass windows. 我正在欣賞大教堂裡的彩色玻璃窗。
Have you paid the window cleaner (= person whose job is to clean the outside of windows)? 你付給擦窗戶的工人工錢了嗎?
window frames 窗框
a window ledge 窗臺

[ 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. 這部影片提供了一個瞭解移民經歷的視窗。

[ 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? 櫥窗裡的那件外套多少錢?
The shop windows are wonderful around Christmas time. 聖誕節期間商店的櫥窗非常漂亮。

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