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wall

 [wawl]
a structure bounding or limiting a space or a definitive mass of material; called also paries.
cell wall a rigid structure that lies just outside of and is joined to the plasma membrane of plant cells and most prokaryotic cells, which protects the cell and maintains its shape.
chest wall the structures bordering the thorax that move during breathing, including the rib cage, diaphragm, and abdomen.

wall

(wawl), [TA]
An investing part enclosing a cavity such as the thorax or abdomen, or covering a cell or any anatomic unit. A wall, as of the thorax, abdomen, or any hollow organ.
Synonym(s): paries [TA]
[L. vallum]

wall

(wôl)
n.
A part of a structure that encloses a cavity, chamber, or other anatomical unit.

wall

(wawl) [TA]
An investing part enclosing a cavity such as the thorax or abdomen, or covering a cell or any anatomic unit.
Synonym(s): paries.
[L. vallum]

wall

(wawl) [TA]
An investing part enclosing a cavity such as the thorax, abdomen or any hollow unit, or that covers a cell or any anatomic unit.
[L. vallum]
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| Michael Jackson's Off The Wall album was released in 1979 and has been certified platinum eight times in America
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It fluttered up to where the light is and plucked a bug off the wall. The light is only on during the night when the birds are sleeping.
To simulate hitting conditions, says Smith, "we fire the balls out of an air cannon [at 58 mph] against a northern white-ash wooden wall, which is the same material that baseball bats are made of." Their objective: Measure how much energy the balls retain when they bounce off the wall.
When the ECHO contacted the owner of Pioneer Bar and Brasserie, Ian Parry, he confirmed that the speaker did fall off the wall on Saturday evening.
into a wall, causing her to strike her face off it, grabbing her and repeatedly hitting her head off the wall and then presenting a knife at her.
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Sometime between closing time on Friday and Saturday morning, the pots were tipped off the wall.