Meaning of window-based in English:

window-based

adjective

  • 1Telecommunications
    Designating a method of regulating the rate at which data is transmitted between two nodes of a network in which the receiving node regularly informs the sender of how much data it can store in addition to that currently being processed.

  • 2Computing
    Designating a graphical user interface, operating system, etc., which uses windows to display information, images, and interfaces for applications.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Computer.