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Stile vs. Window — What's the Difference?

Stile vs. Window — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Stile and Window

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Stile

A stile is a structure or opening that provides people passage over or through a boundary via steps, ladders, or narrow gaps. Stiles are often built in rural areas along footpaths, fences, walls, or hedges that enclose animals, allowing people to move freely.
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Window

A window is an opening in a wall, door, roof, or vehicle that allows the passage of light and may also allow the passage of sound and sometimes air. Modern windows are usually glazed or covered in some other transparent or translucent material, a sash set in a frame in the opening; the sash and frame are also referred to as a window.
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Stile

An arrangement of steps that allows people but not animals to climb over a fence or wall.
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Window

An opening constructed in a wall, door, or roof that functions to admit light or air to an enclosure and is often framed and spanned with glass mounted to permit opening and closing.
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Stile

A vertical piece in the frame of a panelled door or sash window.
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Window

A framework enclosing a pane of glass for such an opening; a sash.
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Stile

A set or series of steps for crossing a fence or wall, usually constructed so as to allow humans but not livestock to pass.
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Window

A pane of glass or similar material enclosed in such a framework
The ball broke the window.
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Stile

A turnstile.
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Window

An opening or transparent part that resembles a window in function or appearance
A sail window.
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Stile

A vertical member of a panel or frame, as in a door or window sash.
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Window

The transparent panel on a window envelope.
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Stile

A set of one or more steps surmounting a fence or wall, or a narrow gate or contrived passage through a fence or wall, which in either case allows people but not livestock to pass.
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Window

The area or space immediately behind a window, especially at the front of a shop
Goods displayed in the window.
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Stile

A vertical component of a frame or panel, such as that of a door, window, or ladder.
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Window

A means of access or observation
St. Petersburg was Peter the Great's window onto the Baltic.
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Stile

Obsolete form of style
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Window

An interval of time during which an activity can or must take place
A window of opportunity for a space mission.
A window of vulnerability when the air force was subject to attack.
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Stile

Obsolete form of style
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Window

Strips of foil dropped from an aircraft to confuse enemy radar; chaff.
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Stile

A pin set on the face of a dial, to cast a shadow; a style. See Style.
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Window

A range of electromagnetic frequencies that pass unobstructed through a planetary atmosphere.
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Stile

Mode of composition. See Style.
May I not write in such a stile as this?
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Window

(Computers) A rectangular area on a screen in which a document, database, or application can be viewed independently of the other such areas.
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Stile

A step, or set of steps, for ascending and descending, in passing a fence or wall.
There comes my master . . . over the stile, this way.
Over this stile in the way to Doubting Castle.
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Window

A launch window.
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Stile

One of the upright pieces in a frame; one of the primary members of a frame, into which the secondary members are mortised.
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Window

An area at the outer limits of the earth's atmosphere through which a spacecraft must pass in order to return safely.
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Stile

An upright that is a member in a door or window frame
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Window

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.
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Window

An opening, usually covered by glass, in a shop which allows people to view the shop and its products from outside; a shop window.
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Window

(architecture) The shutter, casement, sash with its fittings, or other framework, which closes a window opening.
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Window

A period of time when something is available or possible; a limited opportunity.
Launch window;
Window of opportunity;
You have a two-hour window of clear weather to finish working on the lawn.
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Window

Something that allows one to see through or into something
His journal provides a window into his otherwise obscure life.
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Window

A restricted range.
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Window

(graphical user interface) 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.
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Window

A figure formed of lines crossing each other.
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Window

(medicine) The time between first infection and detectability.
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Window

Synonym of chaff
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Window

(signal processing) A function multiplied with a signal to reduce spectral leakage when performing a Fourier transform.
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Window

(transitive) To furnish with windows.
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Window

(transitive) To place at or in a window.
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Window

To apply a window function to (a signal).
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Window

An opening in the wall of a building for the admission of light and air, usually closed by casements or sashes containing some transparent material, as glass, and capable of being opened and shut at pleasure.
I leaped from the window of the citadel.
Then to come, in spite of sorrow,And at my window bid good morrow.
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Window

The shutter, casement, sash with its fittings, or other framework, which closes a window opening.
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Window

A figure formed of lines crossing each other.
Till he has windows on his bread and butter.
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Window

A period of time in which some activity may be uniquely possible, more easily accomplished, or more likely to succeed; as, a launch window for a mission to Mars.
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Window

A region on a computer display screen which represents a separate computational process, controlled more or less independently from the remaining part of the screen, and having widely varying functions, from simply displaying information to comprising a separate conceptual screen in which output can be visualized, input can be controlled, program dialogs may be accomplished, and a program may be controlled independently of any other processes occurring in the computer. The window may have a fixed location and size, or (as in modern Graphical User Interfaces) may have its size and location on the screen under the control of the operator.
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Window

To furnish with windows.
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Window

To place at or in a window.
Wouldst thou be windowed in great Rome and seeThy master thus with pleach'd arms, bending downHis corrigible neck?
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Window

A framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
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Window

A transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened
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Window

A transparent panel (as of an envelope) inserted in an otherwise opaque material
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Window

An opening that resembles a window in appearance or function;
He could see them through a window in the trees
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Window

The time period that is considered best for starting or finishing something;
The expanded window will give us time to catch the thieves
They had a window of less than an hour when an attack would have succeeded
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Window

A pane in a window;
The ball shattered the window
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Window

An opening in the wall of a building (usually to admit light and air);
He stuck his head in the window
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Window

(computer science) a rectangular part of a computer screen that contains a display different from the rest of the screen
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