Definitions for lintelˈlɪn tl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lin•telˈlɪn tl(n.)

  1. a horizontal architectural member supporting the weight above an opening, as a window or a door.

    Category: British, Architecture

Origin of lintel:

1350–1400; ME lyntel < MF lintel, dissimilated var. of *linter < L līmitāris orig., of a boundary, later taken as synonym of līmināris of a lintel

Princeton's WordNet

  1. header, lintel(noun)

    horizontal beam used as a finishing piece over a door or window

Wiktionary

  1. lintel(Noun)

    A horizontal structural beam spanning an opening, such as between the uprights of a door or a window, and which supports the wall above.

  2. Lintel(ProperNoun)

    The computing environment of the operating system running on an Intel CPU; mostly in a server.

  3. Origin: From lyntel, from lintel, from limitaris

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lintel(noun)

    a horizontal member spanning an opening, and carrying the superincumbent weight by means of its strength in resisting crosswise fracture

Freebase

  1. Lintel

    A lintel can be a load-bearing building component, a decorative architectural element, or a combined ornamented structural item. It is often found over portals, doors, windows, and fireplaces.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. Lintel

    The emerging Linux/Intel alliance. This term began to be used in early 1999 after it became clear that the Wintel alliance was under increasing strain and Intel started taking stakes in Linux companies.

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