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Overview of noun wall

The noun wall has 8 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (82) wall

(an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures")

2. (15) wall

(anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect; "a wall of water"; "a wall of smoke"; "a wall of prejudice"; "negotiations ran into a brick wall")

3. (1) wall, paries

((anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure; "stomach walls")

4. wall

(a difficult or awkward situation; "his back was to the wall"; "competition was pushing them to the wall")

5. wall

(a vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain))

6. wall

(a layer of material that encloses space; "the walls of the cylinder were perforated"; "the container's walls were blue")

7. wall

(a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden); "the wall followed the road"; "he ducked behind the garden wall and waited")

8. rampart, bulwark, wall

(an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes; "they stormed the ramparts of the city"; "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down")

Overview of verb wall

The verb wall has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. wall, palisade, fence, fence in, surround

(surround with a wall in order to fortify) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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