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Meaning of wall

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 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: 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"
      3: (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a
         structure; "stomach walls" [syn: {wall}, {paries}]
      4: a difficult or awkward situation; "his back was to the wall";
         "competition was pushing them to the wall"
      5: a vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a
         cave or mountain)
      6: a layer of material that encloses space; "the walls of the
         cylinder were perforated"; "the container's walls were blue"
      7: a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden); "the wall
         followed the road"; "he ducked behind the garden wall and
      8: 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" [syn: {rampart},
         {bulwark}, {wall}]
      v 1: surround with a wall in order to fortify [syn: {wall},
           {palisade}, {fence}, {fence in}, {surround}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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