Definition of 'sill'
Example sentences containing 'sill'
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All you need is a pot of compost and a window sill or sheltered spot. The Sun (2008)Leave to cool on a window sill, then put in the fridge overnight. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They may only have a window sill or balcony, or a lawn the size of a snooker table at best. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If kept moist and warm on a window sill, they should be ready to plant out in three to four weeks. The Sun (2013)Danlo watched this crime as it unfolded; he might have been a bird perched on a window sill high inside the chapter house. The Broken God (1993)Usual problem: giraffe legs stiff and heavy, car door sill too high. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is a gentleman and across the sill of the window is a nuisance, like a wasp, or the smell of drains. DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)Either way, your life will be made easier by a low boot sill, a good square boot and a sliding rear seat. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Trends of 'sill'
Used Occasionally. sill is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'sill'
British English: sill NOUN
A sill is a shelf along the bottom edge of a window, either inside or outside a building.
He was perched on the sill of the room's only window.
Definition of sill from the Collins English Dictionary
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