Window (disambiguation)

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A window is an opening in an otherwise solid, opaque surface, through which light can pass.

Window may also refer to:


  • Launch window, in aerospace, a time period in which a particular rocket must be launched
  • Chaff (radar countermeasure), during World War II, the dropping of aluminium foil by aircraft to deceive radar installations

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  • Window period, in medicine, the time between first infection and detectability


  • Window function, in signal processing, a function that is zero-valued outside of some chosen interval

Other uses:

  • Window (geology) (or "fenster"), a hole in a thrust sheet through which the underlying rocks crop out
  • Johari window, a technique to improve understanding of one's self and the perceptions of others
  • Overton Window, the range of political ideas the public will accept

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