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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sills, Beverly Sills, Belle Miriam Silvermannoun

    United States operatic soprano (born in 1929)


  1. sills

    Sills, in geology, refer to flat, typically horizontal intrusion of igneous rock that forms between the layers of preexisting rocks. They are sheet-like structures and can vary greatly in size. In architecture, sills are horizontal structures at the bottom of a window or door, often made of wood, stone or concrete, designed to divert water away from the building and provide structural support for the window or door frame.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. sills

    The upper and lower parts of the framing of the ports. The bottom pieces of any ports, docks, scuttles, or hatches.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SILLS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sills is ranked #5171 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sills surname appeared 6,761 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Sills.

    79.7% or 5,389 total occurrences were White.
    13.5% or 915 total occurrences were Black.
    3.5% or 238 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 141 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 51 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 27 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sills in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sills in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of sills in a Sentence

  1. Roger Goodell:

    I think everybody's entirely focused on how do we stay safe, how do we do that in the best possible way, dr. Sills has been consistent, as well as NFLPA medical experts and our independent experts, is the best way to do that is vaccines and boosters. That is not a full-proof mechanism, but it's certainly the best way to do that.

  2. Thomas McKenna:

    There are numerous barriers, like sills, that would block a wheeled robot. In addition, a humanoid robot can use firefighting gear designed for humans, such as protective coats, backpack fire suppressants, hand-held sensors and hose nozzles.

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