windowsill
noun Date: 1703 the horizontal member at the bottom of a window opening

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • windowsill — [win′dōsil΄] n. the sill of a window * * * win·dow·sill (wĭnʹdō sĭl ) n. The horizontal member at the base of a window opening. * * * …   Universalium

  • windowsill — 1703, from WINDOW (Cf. window) + SILL (Cf. sill) …   Etymology dictionary

  • windowsill — [win′dōsil΄] n. the sill of a window …   English World dictionary

  • windowsill — UK [ˈwɪndəʊˌsɪl] / US [ˈwɪndoʊˌsɪl] noun [countable] Word forms windowsill : singular windowsill plural windowsills a shelf under a window …   English dictionary

  • windowsill — [[t]wɪ̱ndoʊsɪl[/t]] windowsills also window sill N COUNT A windowsill is a shelf along the bottom of a window, either inside or outside a building …   English dictionary

  • windowsill — noun The horizontal member protruding from the base of a window frame See Also: window, sill …   Wiktionary

  • windowsill — win|dow|sill [ˈwındəuˌsıl US dou ] n also window .ledge a shelf fixed along the bottom of a window …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • windowsill — win|dow|sill [ wındou,sıl ] noun count a shelf under a window …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • windowsill — n. base of the window …   English contemporary dictionary

  • windowsill — noun a ledge or sill forming the bottom part of a window …   English new terms dictionary

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