Mount, a mountain in E central California, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. 14,153 feet (4314 meters).
a shelf at the bottom of a window inside a room
a horizontal piece along the outside lower member of a window, that throws water clear of the wall below
the lower horizontal member of a window or door frame
a continuous horizontal member placed on top of a foundation wall in order to carry a timber framework
a flat usually horizontal mass of igneous rock, situated between two layers of older sedimentary rock, that was formed by an intrusion of magma
Old English syll “beam, threshold, large timber serving as a foundation of a wall,” from Proto-Germanic *suljo (cf. Old Norse svill, Swedish syll, Danish syld “framework of a building,” Middle Low German sull, Old High German swelli, German Schwelle “sill”), perhaps from PIE root *swel- (3) “post, board” (cf. Greek selma “beam”). Meaning “lower horizontal part of a window opening” is recorded from early 15c.
A sheet of igneous rock intruded between layers of older rock. See illustration at batholith.
[uh ng-gah-lee-ey-muh] /əŋˌgɑ liˈeɪ mə/ noun 1. Mount, a mountain with two summits, in central Africa, between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo: highest peak in the Ruwenzori group. 16,790 feet (5119 meters). [stan-lee] /ˈstæn li/ noun 1. Arthur Penrhyn [pen-rin] /ˈpɛn rɪn/ (Show IPA), (Dean Stanley) 1815–81, English clergyman and author. 2. […]
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noun 1. the home and tomb of George Washington in NE Virginia, on the Potomac, 15 miles (24 km) below Washington, D.C. 2. a city in SE New York, near New York City. 3. a city in S Illinois. 4. a city in central Ohio. 5. a town in NW Washington. The home of George […]
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