Definitions for: Pane

[n] sheet glass cut in shapes for windows or doors
[n] a panel or section of panels in a wall or door

Webster (1913) Definition: Pane, n. [F. panne.]
The narrow edge of a hammer head. See Peen.

Pane, n. [OE. pan part, portion of a thing, F. pan a
skirt, lappet, part or piece of a wall, side, fr. L. pannus a
cloth, fillet, rag; akin to E. vane. See Vane, and cf.
Panel, Pawn pledge.]
1. A division; a distinct piece, limited part, or compartment
of any surface; a patch; hence, a square of a checkered or
plaided pattern.

2. 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.

3. (Arch.)
(a) A compartment of a surface, or a flat space; hence,
one side or face of a building; as, an octagonal tower
is said to have eight panes.
(b) Especially, in modern use, the glass in one
compartment of a window sash.

4. In irrigating, a subdivision of an irrigated surface
between a feeder and an outlet drain.

(a) One of the flat surfaces, or facets, of any object
having several sides.
(b) One of the eight facets surrounding the table of a
brilliant cut diamond.

Synonyms: pane of glass, paneling, panelling, window glass

See Also: exterior door, outside door, panel, plate glass, sheet glass, sliding door, swing door, swinging door, wall, wall panel, window, windowpane

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