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structural member consisting of a continuous horizontal timber forming the lowest member of a framework or supporting structure

(geology) a flat (usually horizontal) mass of igneous rock between two layers of older sedimentary rock

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Right: Ornamental kale will add a touch of interest to your planting, brightening up any window ledge or balcony
The Coroner told Mr Wills she "was troubled" he did consult for a further psychiatric assessment when just hours earlier Mr Demaine had to be talked down from a window ledge.
The inquest heard how in the early hours of June 28 Marlon, who suffered with bi-polar and schizophrenia, had stood on the window ledge in his flat but was talked down by his son.
Horrified witnesses said the 17-year-old was clinging on to the window ledge yelling for help as the inferno raged.
Once you have created your creature, place the dough in the oven on a low heat, on a sunny window ledge or in an airing cupboard until the dough is hard.
BRASILIA (CyHAN)- One and a half year old baby walks along the narrow window ledge of a third-floor apartment for nearly a minute before being pulled to safety by a carer, which was caught by an amateur camera.
But he made a swift recovery, using the timer on his smartphone to take a selfie with a mate, propping his mobile on a window ledge to get his Merc in shot.
She was sitting on the window ledge when she fell backwards and vanished.
The exchange started when a link was posted on a publicallyviewable Facebook profile about a suicidal man in China who was blasted indoors from a window ledge with a high-pressure hose.
Patricia Williams e-mailed that she was surprised when she moved from country to city to find that mourning doves would swoop onto her window ledge to eat birdseed without ever hitting the windows.
Last May, internet observers noticed that an adult female red-tailed hawk nesting on a twelfth floor window ledge on a building at New York University had a swollen foot.
The man, simply known as "Memeth J", who was asleep when the fire broke out, had to climb naked on to the window ledge.
dates I wrote in the book I'd dried on my window ledge in the
On a visit to Weathercock House once, I expressed concern to Jenny Pitman about the Gold Cup she had sitting on a window ledge in her office.
Distraught, a 20-year-old Iranian sought peace on a window ledge of the 25th floor of a condominium in Malaysia's capital.