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"
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"
(anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure
a difficult or awkward situation
"his back was to the wall"; "competition was pushing them to the wall"
a vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain)
a layer of material that encloses space
"the walls of the cylinder were perforated"; "the container's walls were blue"
a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden)
"the wall followed the road"; "he ducked behind the garden wall and waited"
rampart, bulwark, wall(verb)
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"
wall, palisade, fence, fence in, surround(verb)
surround with a wall in order to fortify
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How to use wall in a sentence?
Do dead people like music? I hope they listen to mine if they do, in their coffins, in the cold underworld, between the mind and the body in an insomniac wall of sleep.
Evil spirit or ghost haunts the house whose owner or any family member hangs the self-portrait as the wall post of the dwelling unit.
I want my onions grilled when I order them, and I want my pita warm from the oven, not the microwave. To me, that’s fresh. while most of the industry has gone to bagged lettuce product—there’s a whole wall of that stuff in the grocery store now—we take full heads of lettuce and chop them each day.
After a lot of sabre-rattling, we are seeing Shanghai suffering a lot more than Wall Street, so clearly the first round (of trade war) has been won by America. Unfortunately, that then overflows into emerging markets and Europe, so it's not a pretty time for investors.
Doing good for the LGBT community is a business imperative and does actually impact the bottom line, markets are rational and discrimination like this is irrational. It was never a really hard push to get these Wall Street firms to support this.
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