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Wall

Meanings and phrases

wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
  2. anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
  3. (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure; paries
  4. an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes; rampart; bulwark
  5. a difficult or awkward situation
  6. a vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain)
  7. a layer of material that encloses space
  8. a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden)

wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. surround with a wall in order to fortify; palisade; fence; fence in; surround

American wall fern

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. chiefly lithophytic or epiphytic fern of North America and east Asia; rock polypody; rock brake; Polypodium virgianum

Antonine Wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fortification 37 miles long across the narrowest part of southern Scotland (between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde); built in 140 to mark the frontier of the Roman province of Britain

Chinese Wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fortification 1,500 miles long built across northern China in the 3rd century BC; it averages 6 meters in width; Great Wall; Great Wall of China

Great Wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fortification 1,500 miles long built across northern China in the 3rd century BC; it averages 6 meters in width; Chinese Wall; Great Wall of China

Great Wall of China

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fortification 1,500 miles long built across northern China in the 3rd century BC; it averages 6 meters in width; Chinese Wall; Great Wall

Hadrian 's Wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an ancient Roman wall built by Hadrian in the 2nd century; marked the northern boundary of the Roman Empire in Britain

Siberian wall flower

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. showy erect biennial or short-lived perennial cultivated for its terminal racemes of orange-yellow flowers; sometimes placed in genus Cheiranthus; Erysimum allionii; Cheiranthus allionii

Wailing Wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wall in Jerusalem; sacred to Jews as a place of prayer and lamentation; its stones are believed to have formed part of the Temple of Solomon

Wall St .

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a street in lower Manhattan where the New York Stock Exchange is located; symbol of American finance; Wall Street

Wall Street

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a street in lower Manhattan where the New York Stock Exchange is located; symbol of American finance; Wall St.
  2. used to allude to the securities industry of the United States; the Street

abdominal wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wall of the abdomen
E.g.
  • Because of this, these flaps have the advantage of maintaining the majority of abdominal wall strength.
  • It is a shallow depression on the inner aspect of the abdominal wall lateral to the lateral umbilical fold.
  • The loss of a section of the abdominal wall on the female shows two eggs already developed and near the abdomen tip.

bearing wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any wall supporting a floor or the roof of a building

blue wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the secrecy of police officers who lie or look the other way to protect other police officers; blue wall of silence; wall of silence

blue wall of silence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the secrecy of police officers who lie or look the other way to protect other police officers; blue wall; wall of silence

cavity wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wall formed of two thicknesses of masonry with a space between them

cell wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a rigid layer of polysaccharides enclosing the membrane of plant and prokaryotic cells; maintains the shape of the cell and serves as a protective barrier
E.g.
  • This functions to increase cell wall extensibility.
  • In bacteria, the cell wall is composed of peptidoglycan.
  • Fungi use a chitin-glucan-protein cell wall.

dry wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stone wall made with stones fitted together without mortar; dry-stone wall
  2. a wide flat board used to cover walls or partitions; made from plaster or wood pulp or other materials and used primarily to form the interior walls of houses; wallboard; drywall

dry-stone wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stone wall made with stones fitted together without mortar; dry wall

gable wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the vertical triangular wall between the sloping ends of gable roof; gable; gable end

hanging wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the upper wall of an inclined fault

party wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wall erected on the line between two properties and shared by both owners

proscenium wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the wall that separates the stage from the auditorium in a modern theater; proscenium

retaining wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wall that is built to resist lateral pressure (especially a wall built to prevent the advance of a mass of earth)
E.g.
  • The vehicle went over the concrete retaining wall.
  • A retaining wall is a structure that holds back earth.
  • The calciferous retaining wall was built in the early 20th century.

stone wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a fence built of rough stones; used to separate fields
E.g.
  • This stone wall around the city was 2.3 km long.
  • The site is now enclosed within a well built stone wall.
  • The town was ringed by a defensive stone wall with towers.

wall barley

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. European annual grass often found as a weed in waste ground especially along roadsides and hedgerows; barley grass; Hordeum murinum

wall bracket

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a support projecting from a wall (as to hold a shelf); bracket

wall clock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a clock mounted on a wall

wall creeper

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. crimson-and-grey songbird that inhabits town walls and mountain cliffs of southern Eurasia and northern Africa; tichodrome; Tichodroma muriaria

wall fern

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. mat-forming lithophytic or terrestrial fern with creeping rootstocks and large pinnatifid fronds found throughout North America and Europe and Africa and east Asia; common polypody; adder's fern; golden maidenhair; golden polypody; sweet fern; Polypodium vulgare

wall germander

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. European perennial subshrub with red-purple or bright rose flowers with red and white spots; Teucrium chamaedrys

wall hanging

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. decoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window; hanging

wall in

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. enclose with a wall; wall up

wall of silence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the secrecy of police officers who lie or look the other way to protect other police officers; blue wall of silence; blue wall

wall painting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a painting that is applied to a wall surface; mural
E.g.
  • A section of medieval wall painting is visible on the West wall.
  • In the 1950s and 1960s, specialized patterns in wall painting were developed.
  • It is believed that the decorative wall painting was added at this time as well.

wall panel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. paneling that forms part of a wall

wall pellitory

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. herb that grows in crevices having long narrow leaves and small pink apetalous flowers; pellitory-of-the-wall; pellitory; Parietaria difussa

wall pepper

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. mossy European creeping sedum with yellow flowers; widely introduced as a ground cover; Sedum acre

wall plate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. plate (a timber along the top of a wall) to support the ends of joists, etc., and distribute the load

wall plug

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices; wall socket; electric outlet; electrical outlet; outlet; electric receptacle

wall rock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a rock immediately adjacent to a vein or fault

wall rocket

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. yellow-flowered European plant that grows on old walls and in waste places; an adventive weed in North America; Diplotaxis muralis; Diplotaxis tenuifolia

wall rue

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small delicate spleenwort found on a steep slope (as a wall or cliff) of Eurasia and North America; wall rue spleenwort; Asplenium ruta-muraria
n.
  1. small delicate spleenwort found on a steep slope (as a wall or cliff) of Eurasia and North America; wall rue; Asplenium ruta-muraria

wall socket

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. receptacle providing a place in a wiring system where current can be taken to run electrical devices; wall plug; electric outlet; electrical outlet; outlet; electric receptacle

wall tent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a canvas tent with four vertical walls

wall unit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a piece of furniture having several units that stands against one wall of a room

wall up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. enclose with a wall; wall in
n.
  1. biennial or short-lived perennial prairie rocket having orange-yellow flowers; western North America to Minnesota and Kansas; sometimes placed in genus Cheiranthus; Erysimum asperum; Cheiranthus asperus; Erysimum arkansanum

north wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The entrance to the pavement was on the north wall.
  • The north wall has a single restored perpendicular window.
  • The main entrance is near the western end of the north wall.

south wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There are two Hebrew inscriptions on the south wall.
  • There is a canonical sundial on the south wall.
  • On the south wall there is a stalactic tiered mihrab.

city wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They kiss on the city wall which is witnessed by Maxine.
  • (The Marais was just outside the city wall at the time.)
  • The city wall was 33.676 kilometres long.

curtain wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • With a glass curtain wall, it appears to float.
  • The two fortresses are linked by a stone “curtain wall”.
  • The inner curtain wall has several towers and a talus as well.

wall paintings

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The wall paintings are still present.
  • Late Asuka-period wall paintings are now known from in Takashima, Shiga.
  • Inside the evangelical church are gothic wall paintings from 18 century.

west wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, only parts of the west wall remain today.
  • There is a brass dedication plaque on the west wall.
  • The west wall of the canyon is about from the ocean.

east wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The east wall of the basilica features a portico.
  • A portion of the east wall collapsed.
  • The gabled east wall of the chancel is buttressed on the external corners.

outer wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the case of DWNTs, only the outer wall is modified.
  • Beyond the outer wall was a water-filled moat.
  • An oil pipeline runs through an outer wall of the city.

brick wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It retains its sash windows, brick wall and large cedar tree.
  • A brick wall was also "shook" down within St. Louis, Missouri.
  • They are configured to enclose a courtyard, closed by a brick wall.

fourth wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At two points, Groucho breaks the fourth wall.
  • (Bloom breaks the fourth wall to assure the viewer that "He'll get it".)
  • Finally, it will come back into the room through the fourth wall and end.

inner wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The inner wall of the mezzanine opens to a hall.
  • The inner wall was built using a heavier stone.
  • Clark has a narrow inner wall, and thus a wide interior floor.

against the wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • I almost threw my phone against the wall.
  • But in the hallway, he fell against the wall and started crying.
  • Incredulous, Simone grabs Marcello by the throat and pins him against the wall.

back wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They are visible only through the glass back wall in the toilets.
  • or "The ball has passed the short line after touching the back wall."
  • Slasher moves to the back of the unit and stands against the back wall.

western wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Its western wall was pulled down in the 19th century.
  • Its western wall conventionally faces west towards Mecca.
  • The scarp forms the western wall of a narrow and long valley.

southern wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The gravestone lies on the southern wall of the church.
  • "The southern wall of the stadium."
  • The ARVN 3rd Regiment launched a night attack along the southern wall of the Citadel.

against a wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • I was naked and we projected my face against a wall.
  • Pericles tries to help Leo, but Thade throws him hard against a wall.
  • Lining them up against a wall, Michael takes their guns and his money.

eastern wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His large tomb lies midway along the eastern wall amongst other large monuments.
  • On February 11, 2004, the eastern wall of the Temple Mount was damaged by an earthquake.
  • On the eastern wall of the fountain, four semi-circular steps lead up to the entrance door.

rear wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The west facade and part of the rear wall survive.
  • It is approximately from the stage to the rear wall.
  • The fresco on the rear wall of the church dates from the 17th century.

outside wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Irwin, if he knew the thickness of the outside wall.
  • On lap 39, Ed Carpenter brushed the outside wall in turn 2.
  • The outside wall consists of red brick, dark metal and tint glass.

wall around

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This stone wall around the city was 2.3 km long.
  • Justinian I had a fortified wall around it rebuilt in the 6th century.
  • They therefore built a thick enclosure wall around the city for defense.

dam wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A 131m high and 700m wide dam wall is under construction.
  • To commemorate the visit, a carved stone has been set into the dam wall of the Yeoman Hey Reservoir.
  • It was this configuration which allowed a relatively short but high dam wall in the gorge to impound a large quantity of water.

sea wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Portions of the old sea wall remain on the beach.
  • The plan included a complete replacement of the sea wall.
  • In 1918 it was reported that repairs to the sea wall were needed.

defensive wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Sieciechów probably had a defensive wall, and a Vistula river port.
  • An orillon was generally built at the flank of a bastion, close to the adjacent defensive wall.
  • In the 14th century the city was expanded in two stages, and a second defensive wall was constructed.

wall was built

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The wall was built by Count Ulrich III of Abensberg.
  • The inner wall was built using a heavier stone.
  • The easternmost wall was built in a zig-zag configuration.

front wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The cave is damaged with its front wall completely collapsed.
  • In the front wall was a secondary staircase to the upper floor.
  • The filling points were on the front wall the left and right of the smokebox.

northern wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Only the northern wall remains standing with pilasters in the northeast corner.
  • The pool also served as a moat, protecting the northern wall of the Temple Mount.
  • The western wall’s landscape is similar to the one on the northern wall detailed above.

wall between

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • More blind arcading with trefoil heads fills the wall between the niches and the floor.
  • The national emergency even broke down the unspoken wall between CBS radio and television.
  • King Street formed its northern border, with a retaining wall between the street and the cemetery.

climbing wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The camp also contains a COPE Course and climbing wall.
  • It also has an indoor gym which features a climbing wall.
  • ), fitness center with exercise equipment, and climbing wall.

concrete wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Protection from external damage is provided by an outer concrete wall.
  • The maximum-security portion is made up of surrounded by a concrete wall.
  • The playing surface is surrounded by a steel fence (replacing the old concrete wall) and a tarmac walkway.

boundary wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The graveyard has a near circular boundary wall.
  • The boundary wall was usually made of beaten earth, topped with tiles.
  • There is a serious lack of electricity, drinking water and boundary wall with scores of 11.7, 27.93 and 40.09 respectively.

hit the wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He hit the wall with such an impact that his neck was broken.
  • At the 2003 U.S. Championships, he literally hit the wall during his long program.
  • Just before halfway, Johnson blew a tire and hit the wall, bringing out the caution.

exterior wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A fresco of Saint Christopher is preserved on its exterior wall.
  • It is a Baroque structure dating from 1743 (the year is carved on the exterior wall of the chancel).
  • In 2002, the stadium was closed and rebuilt with only the exterior wall of the stadium being preserved.

wall behind

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Sept. 12" hung on the wall behind him.
  • Her hair is palish blue like the canvas of the chair and her face the same red as the wall behind.
  • When Attorney Jack Young got up to defend the riders, the judge turned his body to face the wall behind him.

through the wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • While drunk, Stewie crashes Brian's car through the wall of the bar.
  • On June 18, Krivonos began a siege of Tulchyn, and broke through the wall on the 21st.
  • Three gate towers were constructed, one on each of the major roads passing through the wall.

side wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Principal Dimensions" Length of side wall (i.e.
  • In the exposed side wall of the church, there are three bricked-in elongated windows.
  • Work involved wet abrasive blasting, sealing of the interior vault, side wall redesign and painting.

town wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Most of the infantry were more resolute and rallied behind the town wall.
  • This was separate from the Greyfriars site, outside the town wall on Millstone Lane.
  • Parts of the ancient town wall, and three of its defensive towers, are still standing.

wall thickness

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Minimum recommended wall thickness is 3.05 – 3.12 mm.
  • Minimum recommended wall thickness in this case is 2.03 – 2.29 mm.
  • The size of a part puts a limit on how thin the wall thickness can be.

body wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The ventral body wall also has a group of U-shaped fibers.
  • 5 longitudinal muscles are broad, V-shaped, and attached to the body wall.
  • The body wall defects allow internal organs to protrude through the abdomen.

high wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The churchyard is surrounded a high wall and is home to several Yew trees.
  • The castle was surrounded by a high wall with less than half still remaining.
  • Like other urban friaries, it was surrounded by a high wall to provide a measure of privacy.

wall along

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The traverse wall along the top of the cliff was never built.
  • There is a slight outward bulge along the wall along the west-southwestern side.
  • The total length of the wall along the perimeter of the park is estimated to be about 25 km.

perimeter wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Around this trench, a stone perimeter wall was built and decorated with deep niches.
  • Its perimeter wall encloses , making it one of the largest walled city parks in Europe.
  • The perimeter wall of the tumulus is long, and is made of limestone covered with marble.

rock wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The rock wall overlooking the lake has a panel of images as described below.
  • Continuing on, he soon is confronted with a steep rock wall that was not indicated on the map.
  • Upon entering the attraction, the queue winds through a narrow rock wall and passing by the tracks.

border wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Hill supports building a border wall and ending the concept of anchor babies.
  • Donnelly said that he supports more funding for the border wall proposed by Trump.
  • A member of the caravan was caught on video throwing rocks at border agents while at the border wall.

field wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Green Monster is the nickname of the left field wall in the park.
  • Their initials are shown in two stripes on the left field wall in Morse code.
  • McGwire hit the pitch 341 feet over the left field wall, his shortest of the year.

off the wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Offspring guitarist Noodles has praised Kerslake's unique videos as very "off the wall."
  • After the existing plaster has been hacked off the wall, a salt and moisture retardant cream is applied to the wall.
  • Absent Maier's interference, it appeared as if the ball might have been off the wall or caught by right fielder Tony Tarasco.

chest wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Then come onto chest wall immed anterior and divide Pec maj origin from remaining clav.
  • It is surrounded by the chest wall in front, the lungs to the sides and the spine at the back.
  • Lateral decubitus views, with the patient lying on their side, can confirm the effusion as it will layer along the lateral chest wall.

wall panels

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There are basalt reliefs in the lower wall panels.
  • Some of the wall panels near the stairs were modified to include stars in them to go with the format of the series.
  • The wall panels are decorated with tiling in diagonal stripes of retro shades of cyan, navy, straw yellow and brick red.

wall above

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • located in a cavity of the west wall above the Porta Aurea of Diocletian's Palace.
  • Two portraits of the present Earl of Devon and his wife hang on the north wall above the wooden panelling.
  • For example, a flower bed next to an affected wall might result in soil being piled up against the wall above the level of the DPC.

glass wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Laurel behind a two-story glass wall.
  • The glass wall around the balcony was inscribed with the men who died from the battle.
  • When they struck atoms in the glass wall, they excited their orbital electrons to higher energy levels.

along the wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He got into the marbles, and brushed along the wall in turn four.
  • There is a slight outward bulge along the wall along the west-southwestern side.
  • The title coordinate is for the location of the remains of a fort midway along the wall.

parietal wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The short columella forms an almost straight line with the faint callus of the parietal wall.
  • The columella is vertical, excavated toward the parietal wall, slightly turned to the left below.
  • The parietal wall is covered by a thick callus, which gives the periostracum a continuous appearance.

inside wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Brad Keselowski made a narrow escape, squeezing past and nearly grazing the inside wall that borders pit road.
  • The two paired anchors are connected within the left ventricle, pulling the outside wall into contact with the inside wall.
  • The optical chamber ("camera ottica") has an optical system that projects to an inside wall a view of the town through mirrors and a prism.

wall built

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • North of the seam is an early section of the wall built of large ashlar blocks.
  • Pungnaptoseong Pungnaptoseong is a flat earthen wall built at the edge of the Han River in Korea.
  • Only along the northern saddle, at the town's eastern extremity, was a 350 meters-long wall built.

wall near

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was situated close to the wall near the border crossing.
  • The crucifix which was part of this screen is now affixed to a wall near the lectern.
  • Upon arrival at the camp, they were lined up against a wall near the entrance and searched and made to hand over valuables.

interior wall

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Particularly along the western face, the interior wall displays some terraces.
  • The rim is generally circular, but has an outward bulge and a wider interior wall to the west-southwest.
  • The interior wall decoration is simple, but there is a beautifully curved coffered ceiling lightly decorated in blue and gold.
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