bay window definition

  • noun:
    • Architecture a big window or number of windows projecting from outer wall surface of a building and developing a recess within.
    • Slang the protruding belly; a paunch.
    • A window space projecting outward through the primary wall space of a building and forming a bay in a room.
    • A protruding stomach.
    • In structure, properly, a window developing a recess or bay in an area, projecting outward, and increasing from floor or cellar on a strategy rectangular, semi-octagonal, or semi-hexagonal, but constantly straight-sided.
    • a window that shines from outdoors wall of a home
    • slang for a paunch
  • others:
    • A window creating a bay or recess in an area, and projecting outward from wall surface, in a choice of a rectangular, polygonal, or semicircular type; -- frequently corruptly labeled as a bow screen.
    • a protruding stomach.

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