windowsill

[ UK /wˈɪndə‍ʊsˌɪl/ ]
NOUN
  1. the sill of a window; the horizontal member at the bottom of the window frame
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How To Use windowsill In A Sentence

  • It might as well be closed, because in many American hospitals you're simply shooed from the windowsill after you've been nursed back to health (usually in 72 hours or less), and you're expected to "fly" on your own. Mark Lachs, M.D.: Care Transitions: The Hazards of Going In and Coming Out of the Hospital
  • Place the plants on a sunny windowsill.
  • In older homes, paint regularly contains large amounts of lead that can peel off the walls in flakes and chips or fall on floors and windowsills as a toxic dust, especially in poorly maintained housing stock.
  • Prod the windowsills to check for signs of rot.
  • Dirty clothes lay strewn everywhere, half-full coffee cups grew mold, and the plant on the windowsill had died and wilted. AFTERMATH
  • There were three beds, one window with a little houseplant perched on the windowsill, and a set of slightly tacky drapes.
  • Although windowsills are good places to germinate seeds, they do have some drawbacks.
  • Happiness is perched on your windowsill, invite it in.
  • The science is in the elodea a water plant bubbling away on the windowsill when the sun hits it, the Newton's cradle clinking for the 27th time by a curious student. Archive 2008-08-01
  • Place on a warm, light windowsill through the day and bring inside the curtains after dark. The Sun
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