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wall



wall
mur


Définitions

anglais > français
wall
     1. n. (Maçonnerie) Mur.
     2. n. (Édifices) (Inner wall) Paroi.
     3. n. (Internet) Page listant les messages d'intérêt d'un internaute particulier.
     4. n. (Anatomie, zoologie, botanique) Paroi.
     5. v. Murer, clôturer par un mur, fermer d'un mur, entourer d'un mur, séparer d'un mur.
anglais > anglais
wall
     1. n. A rampart of earth, stones etc. built up for defensive purposes.
     2. n. A structure built for defense surrounding a city, castle etc.
           The town wall was surrounded by a moat.
     3. n. Each of the substantial structures acting either as the exterior of or divisions within a structure.
           We're adding another wall in this room during the remodeling.  The wind blew against the walls of the tent.
     4. n. A point of desperation.
     5. n. A point of defeat or extinction.
     6. n. An impediment to free movement.
           A wall of police officers met the protesters before they reached the capitol steps.
           As Goebbels put it, “We want to build a wall, a protective wall.” , Timothy Snyder, The New York Times, June 14, 2018, How Did the Nazis Gain Power in Germany?
     7. n. A type of butterfly.
     8. n. (often, in combination) A barrier.
           a seawall;  a firewall
     9. n. A barrier to vision.
     10. n. Something with the apparent solidity and dimensions of a building wall.
           a wall of sound;  a wall of water
     11. n. (anatomy, zoology, botany) A divisive or containing structure in an organ or cavity.
     12. n. (auction) A fictional bidder used to increase the price at an auction.
           Synonyms: chandelier
     13. n. (US, slang) A doctor who tries to admit as few patients as possible.
     14. n. (soccer) A line of defenders set up between an opposing free-kick taker and the goal.
     15. n. (Internet) A personal notice board listing messages of interest to a particular user.
     16. v. To enclose with a wall
           He walled the study with books.
     17. v. (with "in") To enclose by surrounding with walls.
           They had walled in the garden
     18. v. (with "off") To separate with a wall
           The previous owners had walled off two rooms, making an apartment.
     19. v. (with "up") To seal with a wall
           They walled up the basement space that had been used as a coal bin.
     20. v. To boil.
     21. v. To well, as water; spring.
     22. n. (chiefly dialectal) A spring of water.
     23. n. (nautical) A kind of knot often used at the end of a rope; a wall knot or wale.
français > anglais
mur
     1. n. wall

Prononciation



Exemples de phrases

It's my wall and that's that. 
There should also be posters on the wall
Four years ago, we spent two months examining this wall, and we never found a thing. 
Call in your armies and storm the old city wall
A piece of plaster is blown off of the wall


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