noun Etymology: Middle English sille, from Old English syll; akin to Old High German swelli beam, threshold Date: before 12th century 1. a horizontal piece (as a timber) that forms the lowest member or one of the lowest members of a framework or supporting structure: as a. the horizontal member at the base of a window b. the threshold of a door 2. a tabular body of igneous rock injected while molten between sedimentary or volcanic beds or along foliation planes of metamorphic rocks 3. a submerged ridge at relatively shallow depth separating the basins of two bodies of water

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  • Sill — may refer to:* Sill (geology), a tabular mass of rock * Sill plate, a construction element * Sill River, an Austrian tributary * Mount Sill, a California mountainurname* Edward Rowland Sill, American poet and educator * Judee Sill, American… …   Wikipedia

  • sill — s.n. Zăcământ de roci magmatice intruzive, care se prezintă sub forma unor spaţii lamelare umplute cu topituri magmatice. [Scris şi: sil] – Din fr. sill. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  sill s. n. Trimis de siveco, 15.07.2006 …   Dicționar Român

  • Sill — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Salisbury Crags en Edimburgo, Escocia, una intrusión magmática parcialmente expuesta durante la Edad de Hielo. En geología, un sill o manto es una masa tabular de roca ígnea, con frecuencia horizontal, que ha sido… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sill — Sillfall in Innsbruck gegenüber dem HauptbahnhofVorlage:Infobox Fluss/KARTE fehlt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sill — like, adj. /sil/, n. 1. a horizontal timber, block, or the like serving as a foundation of a wall, house, etc. 2. the horizontal piece or member beneath a window, door, or other opening. See diag. under double hung. 3. Geol. a tabular body of… …   Universalium

  • sill — ● sill nom masculin (anglais sill, seuil) Filon magmatique mis en place entre deux couches et parallèlement au plan stratigraphique. ● sill (homonymes) nom masculin (anglais sill, seuil) cil nom masculin scille nom féminin …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sill — (s[i^]l), n. [OE. sille, sylle, AS. syl, syll; akin to G. schwelle, OHG. swelli, Icel. syll, svill, Sw. syll, Dan. syld, Goth. gasuljan to lay a foundation, to found.] The basis or foundation of a thing; especially, a horizontal piece, as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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