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Meaning of "sill" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SILL

Old English syll; related to Old Norse svill sill, Icelandic svoli tree trunk, Old High German swella sill, Latin solum ground.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SILL

sill  [sɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SILL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sill is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SILL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sill

Sill may refer to: ▪ Fort Sill, a United States Army post near Lawton, Oklahoma ▪ Mount Sill, a California mountain ▪ Sill, Swedish word for herring ▪ Sill, a subhorizontal sheet intrusion of molten or solidified magma ▪ Sill ▪ Sill plate, a construction element ▪ Window sill, a more specific construction element than above ▪ Automotive sill, also known as a rocker; see Glossary of automotive design#R ▪ Sill, an Austrian tributary ▪ Sills Cummis & Gross, a U.S. corporate law firm...

Definition of sill in the English dictionary

The first definition of sill in the dictionary is a shelf at the bottom of a window inside a room. Other definition of sill is a horizontal piece along the outside lower member of a window, that throws water clear of the wall below. Sill is also the lower horizontal member of a window or door frame.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SILL

silky
silky oak
silky terrier
sillabub
silladar
siller
sillibub
sillier
sillies
silliest
sillily
sillimanite
silliness
Sillitoe
sillock
Sills
silly
silly money
silly season
silly-billy

WORDS THAT END LIKE SILL

back and fill
bill
fill
fit the bill
free-will
grill
hill
ill
kill
mill
over the hill
run of the mill
run-of-the-mill
skill
still
till
vill
what you will
will
with a will

Synonyms and antonyms of sill in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sill» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SILL

Find out the translation of sill to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sill from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sill» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

窗台
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

alféizar
570 millions of speakers

English

sill
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

देहली
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عتبة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

подоконник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

parapeito
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গোবরাট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rebord
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sill
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sims
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

窓台
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

창문턱
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sill
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngạch cửa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சன்னல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऊंट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

eşik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

davanzale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Próg
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

підвіконня
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pervaz
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

περβάζι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vensterbank
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sill
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sill
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sill

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SILL»

The term «sill» is quite widely used and occupies the 25.842 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SILL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sill» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sill» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sill

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SILL»

Discover the use of sill in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sill and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Carbine and Lance: The Story of Old Fort Sill
From extensive research, conversations with both Indian and white eye witnesses, and his familiarity with Indian life and army affairs, Captain Nye has written an unforgettable account of these stirring time.
Wilbur Sturtevant Nye, 2013
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Popular Mechanics Complete Home How-to
The sill is a fundamental part of a window frame, and because of its size and location, suffers from more exposure to the elements. This exposure can lead to rot. Repairing a sill usually is not a difficult job, but replacing one can be. A window ...
Albert Jackson, David Day, 2009
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Principles of Home Inspection: Systems and Standards
Good sills have a pronounced slope, down away from the window. Good sills also include a projection out from the wall so that water running off the sill does not soak the wall below. The same comments are true of door sills, although reverse ...
Carson Dunlop, 2003
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The qmail Handbook
What you’ll learnWho this book is for The qmail Handbook is the ultimate resource for administrators and developers needing to master the functionality of this powerful software.
Dave Sill, 2001
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Contractor's Guide to the Building Code
Figure 12-15 Foundation bolts and hold-down straps cast in place Figure 12-16 Sill plates with both a hold-down and anchor. Areas where the possibility of termite damage is considered very heavy are shown in Figure R301.2(6) (Figure  ...
Jack M. Hageman, 2008
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Old-House Journal
In this house the doorframe starts with the door sill across the bottom, a pair of side jambs, and the jamb across the top. Two frame stiles runningfrom the door sill to the structural plate hold the head jamb in place. The pilasters bridge the ...
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Mastering Rhinoplasty: A Comprehensive Atlas of Surgical ...
Although many excisional configurations exist for narrowing the alar bases, I have simpli- fied them into three types of excisions: nostril sill, alar wedge, and combined (Fig. 5.5). A few technical points: (1) the decision as to the indication and ...
Rollin K. Daniel, 2010
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The Natural House: A Complete Guide to Healthy, ...
Log wall construction begins with the bottom logs, known as sill logs. These rest directly on the foundation and are attached by anchor bolts. Take your time when preparing and installing sill logs. Because they “set the tone” for the whole ...
Daniel D. Chiras, 2000
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The geranium on the window sill just died, but teacher you ...
Illustrations by a variety of artists accompany brief text describing children's feelings about and experiences with teachers and school.
Albert Cullum, 1999
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The Palisades Sill, New Jersey
Since then, the Palisades Sill has attracted the attention of many geologists seeking an understanding of the process of differentiation. Many eminent geologists (Sosman, Bowen, Fenner, Daly, Bailey, Barth, Walker, and others) have added ...
Kenneth Russell Walker, 1969

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SILL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sill is used in the context of the following news items.
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Capitals sign forward Sill to one-year contract
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed center Zach Sill to a one-year, two-way contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian ... «NHL.com, Jul 15»
2
Fort Sill tribe challenges decision from gambling panel
The Fort Sill Apache Tribe contends in a motion filed late last week that the decision made by the National Indian Gaming Commission in May is contrary to law ... «Washington Times, Jul 15»
3
Fort Sill recovers body of missing soldier
FORT SILL, Okla._The body of a Fort Sill soldier whose car was found swept away in Medicine Bluff Creek earlier this week has been recovered. Officials say at ... «KSWO, May 15»
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Robbery suspect caught on Fort Sill
_It was a chaotic evening for investigators in Lawton after a man wanted for an early-morning robbery led police on a manhunt after he crossed onto Fort Sill and ... «KSWO, May 15»
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Person of interest: Maple Leafs forward Zach Sill
Frankly, it would be fair if you had never heard of Sill before he was included in the Pittsburgh Penguins' deal to acquire Daniel Winnik from the Toronto Maple ... «Sportsnet.ca, Feb 15»
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Fort Sill Marine's Leg Amputated Following Rattlesnake Bite
Kemp and two other Marines had just finished some testing in Fort Sill. The men decided to go for a hike in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge near Rush ... «news9.com KWTV, Feb 15»
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'The Voice' Results: Ryan Sill Saved With Reagan James & Anita …
Tonight, Ryan Sill was saved by America, while contestants Reagan James and Anita Antoinette were sent home. Watch the elimination above. Kicking off the ... «Heavy.com, Nov 14»
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Gwen Stefani's contestant Ryan Sill is saved by viewers on The Voice
Lorded for her engaging banter and sizzling performances, the 45-year-old singer had another win on Tuesday - her contestant Ryan Sill was saved by the ... «Daily Mail, Nov 14»
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1800 immigrants processed through Fort Sill
FILE - In this June 17, 2014 file photo, a sign is pictured at Scott Gate, one of the entrances to Fort Sill, in Fort Sill, Okla. A spokesman for the U.S. Department of ... «Washington Times, Aug 14»
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Reports: Illegal immigrant children to move out of Fort Sill facility this …
UPDATE 8/8 8:57 a.m.: Authorities from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services confirmed that all of the immigrant children who were held at Fort Sill ... «kfor.com, Aug 14»

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