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Definition of Wall


  1. A kind of knot often used at the end of a rope; a wall knot; a wale.
  2. 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.
  3. A defense; a rampart; a means of protection; in the plural, fortifications, in general; works for defense.
  4. An inclosing part of a receptacle or vessel; as, the walls of a steam-engine cylinder.
  5. The side of a level or drift.
  6. The country rock bounding a vein laterally.
  7. To inclose with a wall, or as with a wall.
  8. To defend by walls, or as if by walls; to fortify.
  9. To close or fill with a wall, as a doorway.
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Wall Translations

wall in Afrikaans is muur
wall in Dutch is muur, wand
wall in French is paroi, murale, cloison, mur
wall in German is Mauer, Wand
wall in Italian is parete, muro
wall in Norwegian is vegg
wall in Portuguese is parede, muro
wall in Spanish is pared, muro