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What does one call the windows behind the front windows- are they back windows or rear, side windows? And, what does one call the large piece of glass in the rear of the passenger compartment- the back window, or the rear window, or the backlight?

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Are you talking about the vent windows or wing windows ?

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No, the back seat passenger windows, after the driver and front passenger windows...

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back windows, wing windows, quarter windows

for the rear pretty much the ones you mentioned except backlight..

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No, the back seat passenger windows, after the driver and front passenger windows...

Quarter windows.

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and, the back window IS often referred to as the backlite. Car-window-names.pngwindow-types.jpg

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And though those narrow side windows may be called 'vent' windows, they usually don't open on modern vehicles..they are just there for practical reasons--on a 4dr they are there to allow the door window to be narrower so it can be lowered down into the door more fully. Though in modern cars w/ A/C it's rare to lower all the windows, at least I rarely put down rear door windows.

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back windows, wing windows, quarter windows

for the rear pretty much the ones you mentioned except backlight..

Actually, 'backlight' is exactly what the rear glass is called.

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Actually, 'backlight' is exactly what the rear glass is called.

that's actually what I said :)

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lol, when I was "much younger" the small windows just behind the windshield were called "NOSE DRAFT WINDOWS". So I grew up calling those that. The looked like noses, and you could direct air in all different directions including your nose!

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