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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Structural member consisting of a continuous horizontal timber forming the lowest member of a framework or supporting structure; (geology) a flat (usually horizontal) mass of igneous rock between two layers of older sedimentary rock.

Usage examples (34)
  • There was a dining chair placed in front of the sill, as if the sill was a desk.
  • On the smooth white surface of the sill were the marks of some one's fingers and thumb.
  • On the sill was a plastic paper-ticket dispenser like they use at a meat-market counter.
  • Bending to pass under the sill was the largest intelligent warmlander Jon-Tom had yet encountered. for more
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