Pronunciation Noun

pane (plural panes)

  1. An individual sheet of glass in a window, door, etc.
  2. (computing, graphical user interface) A layer in the build-up of a GUI.
  3. Alternative spelling of peen
  4. A division; a distinct piece or compartment of any surface.
  5. A square of a checkered or plaid pattern.
  6. One of the openings in a slashed garment, showing the bright colored silk, or the like, within; hence, the piece of colored or other stuff so shown.
  7. (architecture) A compartment of a surface, or a flat space; hence, one side or face of a building.
    An octagonal tower is said to have eight panes.
  8. A subdivision of an irrigated surface between a feeder and an outlet drain.
  9. One of the flat surfaces, or facets, of any object having several sides.
  10. One of the eight facets surrounding the table of a brilliant-cut diamond.
  • Russian: пане́ль

pane (panes, present participle paning; past and past participle paned)

  1. (transitive) To fit with panes.
    • 1985, Edward M. Baras, The Symphony Book (page 91)
      For example, by paning the glass horizontally (putting a single horizontal slat through the middle of the window), it almost looks as if you installed two windows.

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