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sill

sill

 
pronunciation:
sIl
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a horizontal strip or block serving as the foundation for a window or door frame.
similar words:
ledge, threshold
definition 2: a heavy, horizontal timber or beam that serves as a load-bearing support for the wall of a building.
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derivation: sill-like (adj.)