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Sill vs. Stool — What's the Difference?

Sill vs. Stool — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Sill and Stool

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Sill

A horizontal member that bears the upright portion of a frame.
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Stool

A backless and armless single seat supported on legs or a pedestal.
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Sill

A windowsill.
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Stool

A low bench or support for the feet or knees in sitting or kneeling, as a footrest.
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Sill

(Geology) A sheet of igneous rock formed by the intrusion of magma between existing strata.
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Stool

A toilet seat; a commode.
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Sill

A breast wall; window breast; horizontal brink which forms the base of a window.
She looked out the window resting her elbows on the window sill.
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Stool

Evacuated fecal matter.
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Sill

(construction) A threshold; horizontal structural member of a building near ground level on a foundation or pilings, or lying on the ground, and bearing the upright portion of a frame; a sill plate.
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Stool

A stump or rootstock that produces shoots or suckers.
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Sill

(geology) A stratum of rock, especially an intrusive layer of igneous rock lying parallel to surrounding strata.
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Stool

A shoot or growth from such a stump or rootstock.
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Sill

A threshold or brink across the bottom of a canal lock for the gates to shut against.
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Stool

(Botany) To send up shoots or suckers.
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Sill

(anatomy) A raised area at the base of the nasal aperture in the skull.
The nasal sill
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Stool

To evacuate the bowels; defecate.
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Sill

The inner edge of the bottom of an embrasure.
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Stool

(Slang) To act as a stool pigeon.
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Sill

(UK) A young herring.
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Stool

A seat, especially for one person and without armrests.
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Sill

The shaft or thill of a carriage.
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Stool

A seat for one person without a back or armrests.
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Sill

Silly.
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Stool

A footstool.
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Sill

The basis or foundation of a thing; especially, a horizontal piece, as a timber, which forms the lower member of a frame, or supports a structure; as, the sills of a house, of a bridge, of a loom, and the like.
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Stool

A seat with a back; a chair.
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Sill

The shaft or thill of a carriage.
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Stool

A throne.
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Sill

A young herring.
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Stool

(obsolete) A close-stool; a seat used for urination and defecation: a chamber pot, commode, outhouse seat, or toilet.
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Sill

Structural member consisting of a continuous horizontal timber forming the lowest member of a framework or supporting structure
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Stool

(horticulture) A plant that has been cut down until its main stem is close to the ground, resembling a stool, to promote new growth.
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Sill

(geology) a flat (usually horizontal) mass of igneous rock between two layers of older sedimentary rock
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Stool

Feces, excrement.
I provided the doctor with stool samples.
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Stool

A production of feces or excrement, an act of defecation, stooling.
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Stool

(archaic) A decoy; a portable piece of wood to which a pigeon is fastened to lure wild birds.
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Stool

(nautical) A small channel on the side of a vessel, for the deadeyes of the backstays.
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Stool

Material, such as oyster shells, spread on the sea bottom for oyster spat to adhere to.
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Stool

A plant from which layers are propagated by bending its branches into the soil.
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Stool

To produce stool: to defecate.
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Stool

(horticulture) To cut down (a plant) until its main stem is close to the ground, resembling a stool, to promote new growth.
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Stool

(agriculture) To ramify; to tiller, as grain; to shoot out suckers.
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Stool

A plant from which layers are propagated by bending its branches into the soil.
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Stool

A single seat with three or four legs and without a back, made in various forms for various uses.
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Stool

A seat used in evacuating the bowels; hence, an evacuation; a discharge from the bowels.
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Stool

A stool pigeon, or decoy bird.
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Stool

A small channel on the side of a vessel, for the dead-eyes of the backstays.
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Stool

A bishop's seat or see; a bishop-stool.
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Stool

A bench or form for resting the feet or the knees; a footstool; as, a kneeling stool.
Dec 03, 2022

Stool

Material, such as oyster shells, spread on the sea bottom for oyster spat to adhere to.
Dec 03, 2022

Stool

To ramfy; to tiller, as grain; to shoot out suckers.
Dec 03, 2022

Stool

A simple seat without a back or arms
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Stool

Solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
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Stool

(forestry) the stump of a tree that has been felled or headed for the production of saplings
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Stool

A plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
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Stool

Lure with a stool, as of wild fowl
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Stool

React to a decoy, of wildfowl
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Stool

Grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers
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Stool

Have a bowel movement;
The dog had made in the flower beds
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