groundsill definition

  • noun:
    • The horizontal wood nearest the floor into the frame of a building.
    • A timber beam utilized while the foundation for a building.
    • the best beam of a door-frame; the threshold.
    • The wood of a building which lies beside the surface; the ground-plate; the sill.
    • In mining, the underside little bit of a wooden gallery-frame.

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