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ˈlɪn tllin·tel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. header, lintelnoun

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


  1. lintelnoun

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

    Etymology: From lyntel, from lintel, from limitaris

  2. Lintelnoun

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

    Etymology: From lyntel, from lintel, from limitaris

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lintelnoun

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

    Etymology: [OF. lintel, F. linteau, LL. lintellus, for limitellus, a dim. fr. L. limes limit. See Limit.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lintel

    lin′tel, n. the piece of timber or stone over a doorway: the headpiece of a door or casement. [O. Fr. lintel (Fr. linteau)—Low L. lintellus for limitellus, dim. of L. limes, border.]

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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  1. lentil, tellin'

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lintel in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lintel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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