Windowsill


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Windowsill

The horizontal member at the base of a window opening.

sill

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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You can buy windowsill plant trays online - they're great for keeping water and usually fit perfectly.
Mr Dursley's evidence was that Pupil A had thrown a chair and that he thought the boy was on a windowsill because he was trying to escape.
Once the seedlings appear, they will want to be uncovered and on a bright and warm windowsill.
Too much heat on the average windowsill will result in 'leggy' seedlings - if this happens, move the trays to a windowsill in a cooler room.
Basil will need a sunny spot, so preferably a south-facing windowsill.
His grandparents, Judith and Adrian Plant, were downstairs watching TV as Thomas climbed onto the first floor windowsill.
When a great wind turns the town upside down, the little wooden duck is blown off the windowsill into the river below.
OPEN AND SHUT CASE AN elderly man was so annoyed at hearing the same tune over and over that he called police to report his neighbours - only to discover the culprit was a greeting card on his windowsill.
With a sunny windowsill and the right choice of plants, you can create your own mini herb garden indoors and have a constant supply of fresh leaves to flavor your favorite dishes.
Written by senior poet and children's author Ruth Dallas, The Joy of a Ming Vase is a compilation of brief, poems expressing the quiet pleasure of contemplation, whether of priceless objects of art, a cactus on the windowsill, or tombstones within a still cemetery.