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sill, 1
1. A horizontal timber, at the bottom of the frame of a wood structure, which rests on the foundation.
3. The horizontal bottom member of a window frame or other frame.
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By planting a few pots in our gardens or on window ledges with the right plants we can provide butterflies, moths and other pollinating insects with food and shelter.
Ravens and pigeons were reportedly trained to drop small listening devices on window ledges so American agents could eavesdrop on the Soviets.
Place your feet on the window ledges when lowering yourself into the cab.
PC Kate Medlam said: "The thieves climbed on to the window ledges to remove the lead from above the windows and in order to steal the amount taken they would have been there for a considerable amount of time.
Another resident, who didn't want to be named, said: "We've had dust on our window ledges and cars for years.
After 11 minutes, officers arrived at Clyde Court in the Armley area of Leeds, made their way to the flat and tried to persuade the couple to climb down from separate window ledges.
Papers, takeaway cartons, and various other pieces of rubbish, obviously thrown out of the windows by the guests, caught in the netting, no doubt designed to stop pigeons fouling the window ledges.
The design includes staggered studded 2x4 walls for sound proofing, 1-inch cement sound barrier floors, granite window ledges, door thresholds, tub surrounds, countertops and accent ledge.
This is an old building and clearly the window ledges are not meant to support that kind of weight.
It sits on one of the window ledges in the living room.
But I would tend to avoid window ledges, unless you move the pots at night, as they can get very cold and hence the plants will suffer.
Keep your desk and drawers, cabinet tops, window ledges and tabletops as paper-free as possible.