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Meaning of ELL

Pronunciation:  el

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an extension at the end and at right angles to the main building
 

ELL is a 3 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: annex, annexe, extension, wing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ell\, n. [AS. eln; akin to D. el, elle, G. elle, OHG.
    elina, Icel. alin, Dan. alen, Sw. aln, Goth. alenia, L. ulna
    elbow, ell, Gr. ? elbow. Cf. {Elbow}, {Alnage}.]
    A measure for cloth; -- now rarely used. It is of different
    lengths in different countries; the English ell being 45
    inches, the Dutch or Flemish ell 27, the Scotch about 37.
    
    
  2. \Ell\, n. (Arch.)
    See {L}.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: addition, angle, annex, apex, arm, bend, bifurcation, bight, block, cant, chevron, coin, corner, crank, crook, crotchet, deflection, dogleg, elbow, extension, fork, furcation, hook, inflection, knee, L, nook, point, quoin, swerve, veer, vertex, wing, zag, zig, zigzag
 

 

 

 

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