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Definition of Windowpane


  1. See Pane, n., (3) b.
  2. A thin, spotted American turbot (Pleuronectes maculatus) remarkable for its translucency. It is not valued as a food fish. Called also spotted turbot, daylight, spotted sand flounder, and water flounder.

Windowpane Quotations

It is also true that one can write nothing readable unless one constantly struggles to efface one's own personality. Good prose is like a windowpane.
George Orwell

Good writing is like a windowpane.
George Orwell

Rosiness is not a worse windowpane than gloomy gray when viewing the world.
Grace Paley
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