Definition of "pane" [pane]

  • A framed section of a window or door that is usually filled with a sheet of glass or other transparent material. (noun)
  • The transparent material used to fill such a section. (noun)
  • A panel, as of a door or wall. (noun)
  • One of the flat surfaces or facets of an object, such as a bolt, having many sides. (noun)

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Use "pane" in a sentence
  • "In Naples last week nonmob bakers handed out 20,000 loaves of what they called pane onesta — "honest bread" — to protest that city's 2,500 mob-linked bakeries, according to Confesercenti, a trade group."
  • "The doors clap to, the pane is blind with showers."
  • "To only show starred items, putis: starred in pane 1."