In The Matrix Reloaded (2003), Keymaker speaks about the door which leads to the source:

Keymaker: Once the door is unprotected, the connection will be severed. But another connection must first be made.

Soren: How long will that take?

Keymaker: Exactly 314 seconds.

Man: Just over five minutes.

Keymaker: That is the length and breadth of the window.

What does "window" refer to?


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An opening or window of opportunity as in "we have a window of 1 week to get the project finished"

Here are the definitions of window from Oxford Languages. Definition #4 is the one you want.

Window (noun)

  1. an interval or opportunity for action. (e.g. "the parliamentary recess offers a good window for a bid")
  • You're not wrong, but some additional info would be helpful here.
    – Valorum
    Commented Jun 1, 2023 at 10:28

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