window

The period of time between the expected first principal payment and the last anticipated principal payment for a specific REMIC tranche. American Banker Glossary
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A brokerage firm's cashier department, where delivery of securities and settlement of transactions take place. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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window win‧dow [ˈwɪndəʊ ǁ -doʊ] noun [countable]
1. one of the separate areas on a computer screen where different processes or programs are operating:

• You can make a window larger or smaller by dragging its corner with the mouse.

2. a short period of time that is available for a particular activity:

• There is a 12- to 24-month buying window in the domestic real estate markets before prices start going up again.

3. in the window if a product is in the window, it is on display at the front of a shop to encourage customers to come in:

• A customer may ask to buy some goods displayed in the window.

— see also discount window, drive-up window

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window UK US /ˈwɪndəʊ/ noun [C]
IT one of the separate areas that can be opened and moved around on a computer screen to use particular programs: »

The information appeared in a new window.

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click on/close/open a window

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maximize/minimize/move a window

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enlarge/reduce a window

Compare TAB(Cf. tab) noun
a short period in between other activities when there is an opportunity to do something: »

I have a window on Thursday morning, so we could meet then.

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The difficult economic conditions provide a window of opportunity for longterm investors.

COMMERCE the large area of glass at the front of a store behind which goods are displayed: »

Could I try on the dress in the window?

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Stores don't tend to put anything above a size 8 in their window displays.

See also DISCOUNT WINDOW(Cf. ↑discount window), DRIVE-UP WINDOW(Cf. ↑drive-up window)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Window — Win dow, n. [OE. windowe, windoge, Icel. vindauga window, properly, wind eye; akin to Dan. vindue. ????. See {Wind}, n., and {Eye}.] [1913 Webster] 1. An opening in the wall of a building for the admission of light and air, usually closed by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • window — window, casement, dormer, oriel can mean an opening in the wall of a building that is usually covered with glass and serves to admit light and air. Window is the ordinary general term for the entire structure, including both its framework and the …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • window — (n.) early 13c., lit. wind eye, from O.N. vindauga, from vindr wind (see WIND (Cf. wind) (n.1)) + auga eye. (see EYE (Cf. eye) (n.)). Replaced O.E. eagþyrl, lit. eye hole, and eagduru, lit …   Etymology dictionary

  • window — [win′dō] n. [ME windoge < ON vindauga, window, lit., wind eye < vindr, WIND2 + auga, an eye; akin to Ger auge, EYE] 1. a) an opening in a building, vehicle, or container, for letting in light or air or for looking through, usually having a… …   English World dictionary

  • Window — (von engl. window „Fenster“) oder Plural Windows ([ˈwɪndoʊz]) stehen für: Microsoft Windows, ein Betriebssystem der Firma Microsoft Fenster (Computer), ein Benutzerschnittstellenkonzept bei Computern X Window System, eine grafische… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • window — WÍNDOW s.n. Fereastră, geam; vitrină. [pr. uíndău] (din engl. window) Trimis de tavi, 14.05.2008. Sursa: MDN  WINDOW [UÍNDOU] s. n. fereastră, geam; vitrină. (< engl. window) Trimis de raduborza, 14.02.2008. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • window — ► NOUN 1) an opening in a wall or roof, fitted with glass in a frame to let in light or air and allow people to see out. 2) an opening through which customers are served in a bank, ticket office, etc. 3) a transparent panel in an envelope to show …   English terms dictionary

  • Window — Win dow, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Windowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Windowing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To furnish with windows. [1913 Webster] 2. To place at or in a window. [R.] [1913 Webster] Wouldst thou be windowed in great Rome and see Thy master thus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • window n — window of opportunity …   English expressions

  • Window — This article is about the part of a building. For the Microsoft operating system, see Microsoft Windows. For other uses, see Window (disambiguation) and Windows (disambiguation). Pair of windows, Old Ship Church, Hingham, Massachusetts …   Wikipedia

  • window — windowless, adj. windowy, adj. /win doh/, n. 1. an opening in the wall of a building, the side of a vehicle, etc., for the admission of air or light, or both, commonly fitted with a frame in which are set movable sashes containing panes of glass …   Universalium

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