Definition of Wall in English :
Define Wall in English
Wall meaning in English
Meaning of Wall in English
Pronunciation of Wall in English
Wall pronunciation in English
Pronounce Wall in Englishsee synonyms of wall
an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
Example Sentences:'the south wall had a small window''the walls were covered with pictures'
anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
Example Sentences:'a wall of water''a wall of smoke''a wall of prejudice''negotiations ran into a brick wall'
3. paries, wall
(anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure
Example Sentences:'stomach walls'
a difficult or awkward situation
Example Sentences:'his back was to the wall''competition was pushing them to the wall'
a vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain)
a layer of material that encloses space
Example Sentences:'the walls of the cylinder were perforated''the container's walls were blue'
a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden)
Example Sentences:'the wall followed the road''he ducked behind the garden wall and waited'
an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes
Example Sentences:'they stormed the ramparts of the city''they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down'
surround with a wall in order to fortify
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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