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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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deck screws partway into the treated wood sill and push them down into the wet concrete.
The route is predominantly seaborne and partially facing uphill on a railway embankment, where the existing wood sill brackets are to be replaced by the system "angular lattice".
Our older sliding sash windows incorporated a small wood sill which would be bedded on to a large stone sill at the bottom of the opening.
When installing joists at the first-floor level over a wood sill, remember that the key to a sturdy structure is linkage.
Lot 130: Carpentry: - 300 mA attic with wooden frame plaster tiles;: - 1 500 m of wood sill, wood beams and columns KHV and BSH;: - 400 mA wooden frame walls with insulation and cladding, larch;: - 1 700 mA panel canopies with plaster tiles and UK;: - 550 mA wood wool ceiling insulation panels.