Definition of windowing in English:



  • [mass noun] The use of windows for the simultaneous display of more than one item on a screen:

    ‘its the first UNIX package to take advantage of windowing, mouse support, and pull-down menus’
    [as modifier] ‘special windowing software’
    • ‘One Linux user's windowing interface need not look - or act - anything like anyone else's.’
    • ‘To finish up our basic run-through of windowing, let's close your existing windows.’
    • ‘The standard for OpenGL is an open one, independent of hardware platforms, windowing systems and operating systems.’
    • ‘The windowing diversity on Linux makes it easy to forget that other operating systems don't offer the freedom to choose in this area.’
    • ‘My wife uses a monitor with a 12 ‘color screen, too small for any type of windowing software.’’