Complete Definition of "wall"

English

rank|honour|individual|girls|808|wall|cry|step|turning

Etymology
OE. weall, from a West Germanic borrowing of L. vallum. Cognate with Dutch wal, German Wall.

Pronunciation
IPA|/wÉËl/
audio|en-us-wall.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉËl|-ÉËl

Noun
en-noun

  1. A rampart of earth, stones etc. built up for defensive purposes.
  2. A structure built for defense surrounding a city, castle etc.

#: The town wall was surrounded by a moat.

  1. Each of the permanent, substantial structures acting as the sides or divisions in a building.

#: We're adding another wall in this room during the remodeling.
#: A wall of police officers met the protesters before they reached the capitol steps.

  1. context|anatomy|zoology|botany A divisive or containing structure in an organ or cavity.
  2. football Defending players who form a line to block a clear shooting chance from the attacking team's free kick.

Related terms
top3
drywall
stonewall
wall clock
mid3
wall fan
wall in
wallpaper
mid3
wall unit

Translations
trans-top|defensive rampart built up of earth, stone etc.
Albanian: t-|sq|mur|m|xs=Albanian
Dutch: muur
Frisian: ferdigeningswâl, fêstingswâl, stêdsmuorre
German: t-|de|Wall|m
Greek: t|el|ÏείÏοÏ|n|sc=Grek (teíchos)
trans-mid
Japanese: å£ (kabe)
Latin: t-|la|vallum
Malay: t|ms|tembok, t|ms|benteng
Old English: t-|ang|weall|m|xs=Old English
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trans-top|structure built for defense surrounding or separating an area
Albanian: t-|sq|mur|m|xs=Albanian
Catalan: mur m, muralla f
Czech: t-|cs|zeÄ|f
Danish: t-|da|mur
Dutch: muur
Finnish: t+|fi|muuri
French: murs mp, remparts mp
Frisian: muorre, wâl
German: t+|de|Mauer|f, t-|de|Wall|m
Greek: t|el|ÏείÏοÏ|n|sc=Grek (teíchos)
Hebrew: ×××× f (homa)
Hindi: दà¥à¤µà¤¾à¤° (dÄ«vÄr)
Hungarian: t+|hu|fal
Icelandic: t-|is|múr|m
Italian: t+|it|muro|m, t-|it|fortificazione|f
trans-mid
Japanese: å£ (kabe)
Kurdish: t-|ku|دÛÙار|sc=KUchar
Latin: t-|la|murus|m
Malay: t|ms|tembok, t|ms|benteng
Old English: t-|ang|weall|m|xs=Old English
Persian: FAchar|دÛÙار (dÄ«vÄr)
Polish: t+|pl|mur|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|muralha|f, t+|pt|muro|m
Russian: t+|ru|ÑÑена|f|trstená|scCyrl
Slovene: t+|sl|zid|m
Spanish: t+|es|muro|m
Swedish: t-|sv|mur|c
Tagalog: padér
Turkish: t+|tr|duvar, t+|tr|sur
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trans-top|permanent, substantial side or division in a building
Albanian: t-|sq|mur|m|xs=Albanian
Catalan: paret f, embà m
Czech: t-|cs|zeÄ|f, t-|cs|stÄna|f
Danish: væg n
Dutch: muur
Finnish: t+|fi|seinä
French: t+|fr|mur|m, t-|fr|paroi|m
Frisian: muorre
German: t+|de|Wand|f, t+|de|Mauer|f
Greek: t|el|ÏοίÏοÏ|m|sc=Grek (toíchos)
Hindi: दà¥à¤µà¤¾à¤° (dÄ«vÄr)
Hebrew: ק×ר m (kir)
Hungarian: t+|hu|fal
Icelandic: t+|is|veggur|m
Italian: t+|it|muro|m
trans-mid
Japanese: å£ (kabe)
Kurdish: t|ku|dîwar|m, t-|ku|دÛÙار|sc=KUchar
Latvian: t-|lv|siena|f|xs=Latvian
Malay: t|ms|dinding
Old English: t-|ang|weall|m|xs=Old English
Persian: FAchar|دÛÙار (dÄ«vÄr)
Polish: t+|pl|Åciana|f
Portuguese: t+|pt|parede|f
Russian: t+|ru|ÑÑена|f|trstená|scCyrl
Slovene: t+|sl|zid|m, t+|sl|stena|f
Spanish: t+|es|pared|f
Swedish: t+|sv|vägg|c
Tagalog: dinding
Turkish: t+|tr|duvar
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trans-top|anatomy, zoology, botany usage
French: t-|fr|paroi|m
Japanese: å£ (heki)
trans-mid
Latvian: t-|lv|siena|f|xs=Latvian
Malay: t|ms|dinding
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trans-top|defending soccer players who form a line
Albanian: t-|sq|mur|m|xs=Albanian
Catalan: mur m
Dutch: muur
Danish: t-|da|mur
Finnish: t+|fi|muuri
Frisian: muorre
German: t+|de|Mauer|f
Greek: t|el|ÏείÏοÏ|n|sc=Grek (teíchos)
trans-mid
Icelandic: t-|is|varnarveggur|m, t+|is|veggur|m
Japanese: å£ (kabe)
Persian: FAchar|دÛÙار (dÄ«vÄr)
Russian: t+|ru|ÑÑенка|f|trsténka|scCyrl
Spanish: t|es|barrera|f
Swedish: t-|sv|mur|c
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|حائط IPAchar|(ħÄâiÊ) m
ttbc|Bulgarian: ÑÑена#Bulgarian|ÑÑена f
ttbc|Bosnian: zid#Bosnian|zid m
ttbc|Breton: moger f, mogerioù p, mur f, murioù p
ttbc|CJK Characters: å¡
ttbc|Chinese: ç (qiáng)
ttbc|Croatian: zid m
ttbc|Dutch: muur
ttbc|Estonian: sein#Estonian|sein
ttbc|French: mur m
ttbc|Ido: muro
mid
ttbc|Korean: ë²½ (byeok)
ttbc|Kurdish: t|ku|kelhe f
ttbc|Lithuanian: siena
ttbc|Marathi: भिà¤à¤¤ (bhint)
ttbc|Romanian: perete m
ttbc|Sardinian: muru m
ttbc|Serbian:

ttbc|Telugu: à°à±à°¡ (gODa)

Verb
en-verb

  1. To enclose with a wall

#: He walled the study with books.

  1. italbrac|with "in" To enclose by surrounding with walls.

#: They had walled in the garden

  1. italbrac|with "off" To separate with a wall

#: The previous owners had walled off two rooms, making an apartment.

  1. italbrac|with "up" To seal with a wall

#: They walled up the basement space that had been used as a coal bin.

Translations
trans-top|to enclose by surrounding with walls
Catalan: emmurallar, murar
Gaeilge (Irish): balla, múr, claí
Hungarian: falaz, befalaz
Icelandic: t-|is|múra
trans-mid
Japanese: å£ãå·¡ããã (kabe-wo-meguraseru)
Spanish: t-|es|amurallar, t|es|murar
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Category:1000 English basic words

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ru:wall
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sr:wall
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