HyperDic: sill

English > 2 senses of the word sill:
NOUNartifactsillstructural member consisting of a continuous horizontal timber forming the lowest member of a framework or supporting structure
objectsill(geology) a flat (usually horizontal) mass of igneous rock between two layers of older sedimentary rock
sill > pronunciation
Soundssih'l
RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > sill: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningstructural member consisting of a continuous horizontal timber forming the lowest member of a framework or supporting structure.
Narrowerdoorsill, doorstep, thresholdThe sill of a door
windowsillThe sill of a window
Broaderstructural membersupport that is a constituent part of any structure or building
Spanishantepecho, repisa
Catalancartel·la, mènsula, repeu
English > sill: 2 senses > noun 2, object
Meaning(geology) a flat (usually horizontal) mass of igneous rock between two layers of older sedimentary rock.
CategorygeologyA science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks / rocks
Broaderrock, stoneA lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter

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