Banana vs Window - What's the difference?

banana | window |


As a noun window is

an opening, usually covered by one or more panes of clear glass, to allow light and air from outside to enter a building or vehicle.

As a verb window is

to furnish with windows.

banana

English

(wikipedia banana)

Noun

  • An elongated curved fruit, which grows in bunches, and has a sweet creamy flesh and a smooth yellow skin.
  • The tropical treelike plant which bears clusters of bananas. The plant, of the genus Musa , has large, elongated leaves and is related to the plantain.
  • (uncountable) A yellow colour, like that of a banana's skin.
  • (mildly, pejorative, slang, ethnic slur) A person of Asian descent, especially a Chinese American, who has assimilated into Western culture or married a Caucasian (from the "yellow" outside and "white" inside). Compare .
  • Synonyms

    * (Asian assimilated into Western culture) jook-sing, Twinkie

    Antonyms

    * (Asian assimilated into Western culture) egg (Western assimilated into Asian culture)

    Coordinate terms

    * (Asian assimilated into Western culture) coconut

    Derived terms

    * banana ball * banana bender * banana boat * banana bond * banana hammock * Bananaland * banana shot * banana paper * banana peel * banana pepper * banana plug * bananaquit * banana republic * bananas * bananas Foster * bananery * banana skin * banana split * banoffee * false banana * pink banana * scarlet banana * second banana * snow banana * top banana

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Curved like a banana, especially of a ball in flight.
  • * 2001 , Rayne Barton, The Green Hills Golf Chronicles , page 155, ISBN 0738847917.
  • Even the lowly banana ball, the bane of so many weekenders, sometimes can be exactly right, as in this case.
  • * 2002 , Andrew Collins, Guild of Honor , page 53, ISBN 1403371490.
  • He played the fading, low-banana shot as planned, and the ball whistled left of the oak tree and between the pines.
  • * 2006 , Richard Witzig, The Global Art of Soccer , page 247, ISBN 0977668800.
  • [...]Bernd Schneider closed the scoring in injury-time with a 23 meter free-kick banana shot into the upper-right corner.

    See also

    * abaca * coconut * dining leaf * matoke * oreo * plantain * sinamay * waragi *

    Hypernyms

    * bunch * hand * ----

    window

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An opening, usually covered by one or more panes of clear glass, to allow light and air from outside to enter a building or vehicle.
  • *
  • *:But then I had the [massive] flintlock by me for protection. ΒΆ.
  • *1952 , , Building in England , p.173:
  • *:A window is an opening in a wall to admit light and air.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=14 citation , passage=Nanny Broome was looking up at the outer wall.  Just under the ceiling there were three lunette windows , heavily barred and blacked out in the normal way by centuries of grime.}}
  • An opening, usually covered by glass, in a shop which allows people to view the shop and its products from outside.
  • *
  • *:There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy.Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry, with futile energy, from place to place. Pushing men hustle each other at the windows of the purser's office, under pretence of expecting letters or despatching telegrams.
  • (lb) The shutter, casement, sash with its fittings, or other framework, which closes a window opening.
  • A period of time when something is available.
  • :
  • (lb) A rectangular area on a computer terminal or screen containing some kind of user interface, displaying the output of and allowing input for one of a number of simultaneously running computer processes.
  • A figure formed of lines crossing each other.
  • * (1663-1712)
  • *:till he has windows on his bread and butter
  • Coordinate terms

    * door

    Derived terms

    * bay window * bow window * cabinet window * casement window * Catherine-wheel window * compass window * dormer window * electric window * French window, french window * gable window * garret window * go out of the window, go out the window * Jesse window * Judas window, judas window * lancet window * lattice window * launch window * loop-window * low side window * lucarne window * luthern-window * maintenance window * mezzanine window * mullion window * Norman window * ogive window * oriel window * picture window * re-entry window * rose window * sash window * shop window * show window * storm window * therapeutic window * transfer window * transom window * trap window * trellis window * weather window * window bar * window blind * window box * window cleaner * window curtain * window display * window dresser * window-dressing * windowed * window envelope * window frame * windowfront * window gardening * window glass * windowing * window ledge * windowless * window manager * window of opportunity * window pane, windowpane * window plant * Windows * window sash * window screen * window seat * window-shopping * window sill, windowsill * window swallow * window tax * window washer

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To furnish with windows.
  • To place at or in a window.
  • Wouldst thou be windowed in great Rome and see / Thy master thus with pleach'd arms, bending down / His corrigible neck? — Shakespeare.