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Definition of Wall

  • A kind of knot often used at the end of a rope; a wall knot; a wale.
  • A work or structure of stone, brick, or other materials, raised to some height, and intended for defense or security, solid and permanent inclosing fence, as around a field, a park, a town, etc., also, one of the upright inclosing parts of a building or a room.
  • A defense; a rampart; a means of protection; in the plural, fortifications, in general; works for defense.
  • An inclosing part of a receptacle or vessel; as, the walls of a steam-engine cylinder.
  • The side of a level or drift.
  • The country rock bounding a vein laterally.
  • To inclose with a wall, or as with a wall.
  • To defend by walls, or as if by walls; to fortify.
  • To close or fill with a wall, as a doorway.
  • an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes
  • an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
  • a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden)
  • a layer of material that encloses space
  • (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure
  • anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
  • a vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain)
  • a difficult or awkward situation
  • surround with a wall in order to fortify

How to use wall in a sentence. Wall pronunciation.

The walls which have felt their look and their breath, the floor which has taken their footsteps, the chairs in which they have sat, have something of their presence.
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It's one thing to be a missionary and say the little word in season; it's another to run your soft red head against a hard stone wall.
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Upon the walls hung weapons of every kind-from a polished dagger of Toledo to a Damascus blade, suits of chain armour, long-handled, two-edged Arab swords, pistols which had been used in the Syrian wars of Ibrahim, lances which had been taken from the Druses at Palmyra, rude battle-axes from the tribes of the Soudan, and neboots of dom-wood which had done service against Napoleon at Damietta.
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The cushions among which he sat had come from Constantinople, the rug at his feet from Tiflis, the prayer-rug on the wall from Mecca.
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He sprang towards the wall and examined it swiftly.
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The man was not conscious of his presence till he was seized and flung against the wall.
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The violence of the impact brought down at his feet two weapons from the wall above him.
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Lacey drew back to the gateway again and leaned against the wall, his cigar blazing in the dusk.
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He watched the flies on the wall abstractedly; he listened to the early peripatetic salesmen crying their wares in the streets leading to the Palace; he stroked his cadaverous cheek with yellow fingers; he listened anxiously for a footstep.
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As the door opened, and Nahoum disappeared leisurely and composedly, David caught a glimpse of a guard of armed Nubians in leopard-skins filed against the white wall of the other room.
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Every inch of the walls was hung with red curtains.
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She rose hastily, and when he would have kissed her hand she drew back to the wall.
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Our room was on the lower floor, facing the plaza, and when we had got our bed, a small table, two chairs, the government fire-proof safe, and the Unabridged Dictionary into it, there was still room enough left for a visitor-may be two, but not without straining the walls.
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But the walls could stand it-at least the partitions could, for they consisted simply of one thickness of white "cotton domestic" stretched from corner to corner of the room.
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Very often these partitions were made of old flour sacks basted together; and then the difference between the common herd and the aristocracy was, that the common herd had unornamented sacks, while the walls of the aristocrat were overpowering with rudimental fresco-i.e., red and blue mill brands on the flour sacks.
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The shore all along was indented with deep, curved bays and coves, bordered by narrow sand-beaches; and where the sand ended, the steep mountain-sides rose right up aloft into space-rose up like a vast wall a little out of the perpendicular, and thickly wooded with tall pines.
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The rest of the landscape was made up of bleak mountain walls that rose so high into the sky from both sides of the canyon that the village was left, as it were, far down in the bottom of a crevice.
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He said that this surface quartz was not all there was of our mine; but that the wall or ledge of rock called the "Monarch of the Mountains," extended down hundreds and hundreds of feet into the earth -he illustrated by saying it was like a curb-stone, and maintained a nearly uniform thickness-say twenty feet-away down into the bowels of the earth, and was perfectly distinct from the casing rock on each side of it; and that it kept to itself, and maintained its distinctive character always, no matter how deep it extended into the earth or how far it stretched itself through and across the hills and valleys.
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And therefore having Paid for the Pint of Wine she had call'd for, she attended the two Gentlemens motion; and finding they were ready to go (she having taken a distinct view of them thro' a hole in the wall) went out first herself, and waited in a convenient place for their coming out, which was soon after.
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Presently after the Drawer came and told 'em that the Room was now empty, which they forthwith went into, and had the conveniency through a hole in the Wall, to see the Gentlewoman unseen, who sat leaning her Arm upon the Table, in a very melancholy Posture, as one much dissatisfy'd; having a Glass of Wine before her, and Pen, Ink and Paper.
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Examples of Wall

Example #1
I feel Soolsby here at times so sharply that it would seem he came again and was in this room, though he is dead and gone.
Example #2
Men leave their impressions on all around them.
Example #3
I went to Mexico a conquistador, I left it a child of time, who had learned to smile; and I left some millions behind me, too.
Example #4
The Dagos wanted to live in their own way, and they did.
Example #5
The cushions among which he sat had come from Constantinople, the rug at his feet from Tiflis, the prayer-rug on the wall from Mecca.
Example #6
David looked round the little room.