Definitions for windows
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(trademark) an operating system with a graphical user interface
Windows is a group of several proprietary graphical operating system families developed and marketed by Microsoft. Each family caters to a certain sector of the computing industry. For example, Windows NT for consumers, Windows Server for servers, and Windows IoT for embedded systems. Defunct Windows families include Windows 9x, Windows Mobile, and Windows Phone. The first version of Windows was released on November 20, 1985, as a graphical operating system shell for MS-DOS in response to the growing interest in graphical user interfaces (GUIs).Windows is the most popular desktop operating system in the world, with 75% market share as of April 2022, according to StatCounter. However, Windows is not the most used operating system when including both mobile and desktop OSes, due to Android's massive growth.As of September 2022, the most recent version of Windows is Windows 11 for consumer PCs and tablets, Windows 11 Enterprise for corporations, and Windows Server 2022 for servers.
Windows, in a technological context, refers to a popular operating system developed and marketed by the Microsoft Corporation. It provides a graphical interface for users to manage files, folders, and applications on their computer. The term "Windows" can also refer to the rectangular viewing area on a computer screen in graphical-based operating systems. Additionally, in architectural context, windows are openings in a wall, door or vehicle that allow the passage of light, sound, and air, usually covered by glass or other transparent material.
Windows is a 1980 thriller starring Talia Shire, Joseph Cortese and Elizabeth Ashley, directed by Gordon Willis.
Plural noun of window.
There are at least ten windows in our house, that doesn't include the glass panels in the doors.
Submitted by MaryC on February 21, 2016
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Windows is ranked #116201 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Windows surname appeared 150 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Windows.
88% or 132 total occurrences were White.
10% or 15 total occurrences were Black.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'windows' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1168
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'windows' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1340
The numerical value of windows in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of windows in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
We have scarcely gotten home ... when our children's sneezes greet us, skinned knees bleed after waiting all day to do so. There is the bellyache and the burned-out basement bulb, the stalled car and the incontinent cat. The windows frost, the toilets sweat, the body of our spouse is one cold shoulder and the darkness of our bedroom is soon full of the fallen shadows of our failures.
Going forward, as new silicon generations are introduced, they will require the latest Windows platform at that time for support, windows 7 was designed nearly 10 years ago.
To the extent that Microsoft's vision for Windows 10 is one operating system that runs on devices in all sorts of shapes and sizes, there's been a big piece missing in that vision so far, and that's phones, we've known Windows 10 was coming for phones, but we haven't seen all the details of what a smartphone designed for Windows 10 really looks like. Mobile is easily the largest and most important category of computing devices today, and Microsoft hasn't had a compelling story in this space for years now. This week is their chance to show they can still be relevant in mobile.
This life's dim windows of the soul Distorts the heavens from pole to pole And leads you to believe a lie When you see with, not through, the eye.
Down there, people don’t use screens, people don’t close their doors. They don’t close their windows. So, it’s much harder to fight. So really, in the islands and other areas like that, it’s about a public relations campaign to help people know: Get rid of old tires in your yard (that can collect water). Close your doors. Close your windows.
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