But then I had the [massive] flintlock by me for protection. ¶[…]The linen-press and a chest on the top of it formed, however, a very good gun-carriage; and, thus mounted, aim could be taken out of the window at the old mare feeding in the meadow below by the brook, and a 'bead' could be drawn upon Molly, the dairymaid, kissing the fogger behind the hedge,[…].
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.
launch window; window of opportunity; You have a two-hour window of clear weather to finish working on the lawn.
2018 July 8, Euan McKirdy & Hilary Whiteman, “Thai cave rescue: Divers enter cave to free boys”, in edition.cnn.com, CNN, retrieved 2018-07-08:
But rescuers have a dwindling window of opportunity, with forecasters predicting the return of heavy monsoon rains in the coming days, effectively sealing off the cave until October.
2017 August 25, Euan McKirdy et al, “Arrest warrant to be issued for former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra”, in edition.cnn.com, CNN, retrieved 2017-08-25:
Now she'll be thinking about fleeing. (The verdict delay) provides a window for potential flight....if she has not fled already.
2019 November 6, “Network News”, in Rail, page 26:
An extensive period of trial running will then take place in the first quarter of 2020. The full opening of the Elizabeth Line is still planned to be within a six-month window between October 2020 and March 2021.
Something that allows one to see through or into something
His journal provides a window into his otherwise obscure life.
A restricted range.
2015, Patrick R. Nicolas, Scala for Machine Learning (page 109)
In this case, a band-pass filter using a range or window of frequencies is appropriate to isolate the frequency or the group of frequencies that characterize a specific cycle.
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