How to use Sill in a sentence
He sat his glass on the window sill and stretched out his legs.
Placing the coffee cup on the window sill, he ran a hand through thick black hair that curled in all the right places.
In answer, Carmen set her glass on the sill and stood.
There was doubtless a similar sill at the lower end for the start of the stadium, this upper one being intended for the start of the diaulos and longer races.
It consists of two parts, an outer and tidal harbour 171 acres in extent, and an inner basin 15 acres in extent, with a depth on sill at ordinary spring tide of 25 ft.Advertisement
Placing the bottle on the window sill where he could reach it easily, Dolokhov climbed carefully and slowly through the window and lowered his legs.
Wiggling her toes in the plushest carpet she'd ever felt, she leaned against the window sill, exhausted yet wired.
She slumped against the sill, hot from the inside out while the late fall breeze chilled her skin.
Sensing motion, she opened her eyes to find Alex leaning across her, placing a long stemmed glass on the window sill beside her.
The samson-post is placed flush with one side of the main sill, the band-wheel jack-post being flush with the other side, so that the walking-beam, which imparts motion to the string of tools, works parallel with the main sill.Advertisement
He took another sip of his coffee and then absently set it on the window sill.
Every transition can be found between perfectly normal ophitic dolerites and typical hornblende-schists, and occasionally the same dike or sill will provide specimens of all the connecting stages.
Anatole brought two candles and placed them on the window sill, though it was already quite light.
One hand moved as if to clutch the window sill, but refrained from touching it.
This range extends from Fort Sill north-westward beyond Granite, a distance of 65 m., with some breaks in the second half of this area.Advertisement
Alex choked on his coffee and set the cup back on the sill.
These fjords are very deep; the greatest depth found by Ryder in Scoresby Sound was 300 fathoms, but there are certainly still greater depths; like the Norwegian fjords they have, however, probably all of them, a threshold or sill, with shallow water, near their mouths.
The goal, which is well preserved at the upper end, is similar to that at Olympia; it consists of a sill of stone sunk level with the ground, with parallel grooves for the feet of the runners at starting, and sockets to hold the posts that separated the spaces assigned to the various competitors, and served as guides to them in running.
The most striking of these dykes is the Great Whin Sill, which crosses the country from a short distance south of Durham almost to the source of the Tees, near Crossfell.
The height to which the water is permitted to rise above the sill of the overflow depends upon the height of the embankment above that level (in the United Kingdom commonly 6 or 7 ft.), and this again should be governed by the height of possible waves.Advertisement
Obviously we may shorten the sill at the cost of extra height of embankment, but it is rarely wise to do so.
From the overflow sill the bye-wash channel may be gradually narrowed as the crest of the embankment is passed, the water being prevented from attaining undue velocity by steps of heavy masonry, or, where the gradient is not very steep, by irregularly set masonry.
The only window has a deeply splayed aperture, the sloping sill utilizing a cross slab; a modern lintel.
Staring out the bay window at the old house, she abandoned her coffee cup on the window sill.
In Hell, Darkyn stood before the hourglass perched on a window sill in his study.Advertisement
She set one steaming cup on a coaster beside him and placed hers on the window sill.
The drum weirs erected across shallow, regulating passes on the river Marne in1857-1867comprise a series of upper and under wrought-iron paddles, which can make a quarter of a revolution round a central axis laid along the sill of the weir.
As an architectural term "bevel" is a sloped or canted edge given to a sill or horizontal course of stone, but is more frequently applied to the canted edges worked round the projecting bands of masonry which for decorative purposes are employed on the quoins of walls or windows and in some cases, with vertical joints, cover the whole wall.
This series contains the great whin sill, an intrusive quartz dolerite, which is one of the interesting features of local geology.
There is also a 13th century effigy of a woman on the sill of the south window.
The Judee Sill sets are particularly exquisite, and highly recommended if you love the slightly odd and haunted singer/songwriter soul baring thing.
She hides my pile ointment behind the mirror on the window sill, and she sprays air freshener and perfume about the place.
She crouched on the window sill and hopped down onto her hands and did a handspring.
Concerning the passenger exit hesitation times for the higher sill height, the trials produced inconclusive results.
I managed to find some sill sections on ebay, and I bought some new front chassis outriggers from a specialist over the phone.
On cars without plastic sill protectors, look for rusting at the rear bottom edge of the front wheelarches.
The headland is a sill, mainly composed of dolerite which was intruded horizontally during the Tertiary into gently dipping lower carboniferous shales.
Window to the side aspect with deep tiled sill.
High up in the northern part of the wall a splayed window with sloping sill.
As the repair panels for the inner sill come in two halves I decided to do the front half first.
The offside outer sill is a prime example of an incorrect repair.
Outside the river is a shallow sill, which comes to 4.1 meters of the surface.
These are " proper " routes on splendid whin sill.
Guest Suite Bedroom 2 (S) built in cupboard housing oil fired hot water cylinder, slate window sill.
The frames hang vertically from the bottom of the overhead bridge, and rest against a sill at the bottom when the weir is in operation, the openings between the frames being closed below the water-level by rolling-up curtains or sliding panels, which are lowered or raised by a travelling winch carried by a small foot-bridge formed by hinged brackets at the p ack of the frames, and situated a little above the highest floodlevel.
Dolokhov, the bottle of rum still in his hand, jumped onto the window sill.
Pierre jumped upon the window sill.
He is gone and no one will hinder you, she said to herself, and sinking into a chair she let her head fall on the window sill.
These we used to arrange in empty fish paste jars along the scullery window sill.
The headland is a sill, mainly composed of dolerite which was intruded horizontally during the Tertiary into gently dipping lower Carboniferous shales.
The sill boxing plates are ok with just some surface rust which I have cleaned up.
This has a load sill height of just over 60cm.
You should then aim to recreate the shapes of the tube ends to allow a good fit against the new sill tube.
Sill bands, eaves cornice, and narrow front parapet.
Its concrete roof is set below the sill level of the north aisle 's west window.
With a tottering tower of CDs sitting on the window sill, patiently waiting for review, it 's clearly time for another mix.
Can be grown on the window sill, in the conservatory or on the patio.
When your cat is regally sunning himself on a window sill, are you going to shame him by addressing him as Goofus?
For many cats, a sunny window sill is the best seat in the house.
Sill perches can make wonderful cat beds.
Each bed can be assembled and attached to your pet's favorite sill in a matter of minutes, but the payoff will come in hours of enjoyment for your cat.
This model is built to fit any window that has a sill.
The Thermo-Kitty Sill is a very comfortable cat bed.
This windowsill cat bed attaches with decorative brackets that adjust to fit any sill.
This sill cat bed will support up to 40 pounds, and features a thick orthopedic foam cushion covered in faux lambskin.The optional heating unit will warm Kitty's bed to a toasty 102 degrees Fahrenheit.
The Super Kitty Sill is the one you want when you need a super sturdy window bed for multiple cats.
You can also easily move the bed from one sill to the next, so your cat will never be bored with the view.
Leave a kitchen window bare and line the sill with colorful glass bottles or an herb garden.
If space is an issue, purchase a window box and plant at the sunniest window sill in your house.
You don't have to have a sill or ledge already in place by your windows to install a window seat.
Determine the height of the seat based on other chairs in the room or by the height of the window sill.
Use a screwdriver and hammer to tap the bottom sill extender until it is flush with the bottom sill.
Full-frame windows require you to remove the trim, which can be reused later, while sash windows do not require trim and/or sill removal unless absolutely necessary.
Lift the window out of the rough opening, taking with it the window sill, which in most cases should be replaced along with the old window.
A knee wall sunroom has a solid wall running around the room to the base of the window sill.
If you only need a few plants for your kitchen window sill, select four of the most popular herbs you use in cooking.
Sill rimless, these are done in a wraparound style.
If your hair is textured or fine, you can sill benefit from layers to help add lift while supporting your long tresses.
Fort Sill Army Base neighbors Lawton, creating a large number of single military personnel looking to meet someone special.
You can find the compliance certification label by opening the driver's side door of your car and looking on the door sill.
The most reliable source for finding out the weight of a car is the compliance certification label on the door sill.
Vehicle weight can vary significantly by the model and even the year of the car or truck, so your own vehicle's manual or driver's side door sill is your best resource for finding out its weight.
It was the birthplace of Roger Wolcott, of the older Oliver Wolcott (1726-1797), of Oliver Ellsworth (whose home is now a historical museum), and of Edward Rowland Sill.
There was blood on the sill; a fair amount of it.
The sill panels were matt black and the rear number plate panel was also matt black.
Band of carved vine leaf cornice from the medieval rood screen set along the sill of the window.
Separate tiled shower cubicle, stone sill double glazed, built-in airing cupboard.
The southern boundary of both basins is a low chain which leaves the Euphrates near the mouth of the Sajur tributary, and runs west towards Mt Amanus, to which it is linked by a sill whereon stood the ancient fortified palace of Samal (Sinjerli; see Hittites).
The merits of this weir in being easily raised against a strong current and in allowing of the perfect regulation of the discharge, are unfortunately, under ordinary conditions, more than counterbalanced by the necessity of carrying the drum and its foundations to a greater depth below the sill of the weir than the height of the weir above it.
The whole plan is drawn from three centres, the outer portion of the curves being arcs of a larger circle than the one used for the central portion; the complete circle of the orchestra is marked by a sill of white limestone, and greatly enhances the effect of the whole.
The headache-post is a vertical wooden beam placed on the main sill directly below the walking-beam, to receive the weight of the latter in case of breakage of connexions.
The window frame which prevented anyone from sitting on the outer sill was being forced out by two footmen, who were evidently flurried and intimidated by the directions and shouts of the gentlemen around.
The overflow sill or weir should be a masonry structure of rounded vertical section raised a foot or more above the waste-water course, in which case for a depth of t a ft.