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walls, plural;
  1. Enclose (an area) within walls, esp. to protect it or lend it some privacy
    • - housing areas that are walled off from the indigenous population
  2. Block or seal a place by building a wall around or across it
    • - one doorway has been walled up
  3. Confine or imprison someone or something in a restricted or sealed place
    • - the gray tenements walled in the space completely
  1. A continuous vertical brick or stone structure that encloses or divides an area of land
    • - a garden wall
    • - farmland traversed by drystone walls
  2. A side of a building or room, typically forming part of the building's structure

  3. Any high vertical surface or facade, esp. one that is imposing in scale
    • - the eastern wall of the valley
    • - a wall of sound
  4. A thing perceived as a protective or restrictive barrier
    • - a wall of silence
  5. A line of defenders forming a barrier against a free kick taken near the penalty area

  6. The rock enclosing a lode or seam or forming the side of a mine-working

  7. The membranous outer layer or lining of an organ or cavity
    • - the wall of the stomach

  1. 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"
  2. surround with a wall in order to fortify
  3. 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"
  4. (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure; "stomach walls"
  5. a difficult or awkward situation; "his back was to the wall"; "competition was pushing them to the wall"
  6. a vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain)
  7. A wall is a usually solid structure that defines and sometimes protects an area. Most commonly, a wall delineates a building and supports its superstructure, separates space in buildings into rooms, or protects or delineates a space in the open air. ...
  8. Nathaniel Wallich (28 January 1786 – 28 April 1854) was a surgeon and botanist of Danish origin who worked in India initially in the Danish settlement near Calcutta and later joined the East India Company. ...
  9. WALL (1340 AM, "1340-WALL") is a radio station licensed to Middletown, New York that serves Orange County, New York. WALL is owned by Cumulus Media and broadcasts at 1340 kHz with 1 kilowatt daytime and nighttime, both nondirectional.
  10. The Speckled Wood (Pararge aegeria also Lasiommata megera) is a butterfly found in and on the borders of woodland throughout much of Europe. In Northern and Eastern Europe where subspecies P. a. tircis occurs it is brown with pale yellow or cream spots and darker upperwing eyespots. ...
  11. The Wall mansion is one of the Twenty-eight mansions of the Chinese constellations. It is one of the northern mansions of the Black Tortoise.
  12. Wall is a fictional mutant character in the Marvel Comics Universe. His first appearance was in Cable vol. 2 #79.
  13. A spring of water; To boil; To well, as water; spring
  14. (wall s) quatter  People who only comment (or reply to comments) on their own Facebook wall while ignoring everyone else's.
  15. (walls) The interior pool wall surfaces. May be plaster, vinyl, fiberglass, and various other materials.
  16. (The Walls) Mass drinking den for those who look too young to get into Buddha
  17. (WALLS) Historic exterior wall construction can be of log, stone, brick, frame or stucco over such. In the more modern era, wall material could be of formed concrete, glass, or metal. ...
  18. (Walls) Large blocks float around and push you off platforms.
  19. (Walls) To dream that you find a wall obstructing your progress, you will surely succumb to ill-favored influences and lose important victories in your affairs. To jump over it, you will overcome obstacles and win your desires. ...
  20. (Walls) Tube of one or more layers, seamless or made out of one or more panels joined together
  21. (Walls) and Dikes: repeating items of scenery (walls, tunnels, viaducts, trees etc)
  22. (Walls) blocks to where we want to be or shields to protect us
  23. (walls) Right and left lateral; anterior; posterior
  24. (walls) exterior vertical sides of vitrified clay filter block.
  25. Walls surround dungeons; however, some Pokémon which seem to fly or levitate, such as Ghost-type Pokémon, can pass through on top of them. ...