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mul·lion

 (mŭl′yən)
n.
A vertical member, as of stone or wood, dividing a window or other opening.

[Alteration of Middle English moniel, from Anglo-Norman moynel, perhaps from moienel, middle, from moien, from Latin mediānus, from medius; see medhyo- in Indo-European roots.]

mul′lioned (mŭl′yənd) adj.

mullion

(ˈmʌlɪən)
n
1. (Architecture) a vertical member between the casements or panes of a window or the panels of a screen
2. (Physical Geography) one of the ribs on a rock face
vb
(Architecture) (tr) to furnish (a window, screen, etc) with mullions
[C16: variant of Middle English munial, from Old French moinel, of unknown origin]

mul•lion

(ˈmʌl yən)
n.
1. a vertical member, as of stone or wood, between the lights of a window, the panels in wainscoting, or the like.
v.t.
2. to furnish with, or to form into divisions by the use of, mullions.
[1560–70; metathetic variant of monial (now obsolete), Middle English mo(y)niel, moynel < Anglo-French, probably for Old French *meienel = meien, moien middle (see mean3) + -el < Latin -ālis -al1]

mullion


Past participle: mullioned
Gerund: mullioning

Imperative
mullion
mullion
Present
I mullion
you mullion
he/she/it mullions
we mullion
you mullion
they mullion
Preterite
I mullioned
you mullioned
he/she/it mullioned
we mullioned
you mullioned
they mullioned
Present Continuous
I am mullioning
you are mullioning
he/she/it is mullioning
we are mullioning
you are mullioning
they are mullioning
Present Perfect
I have mullioned
you have mullioned
he/she/it has mullioned
we have mullioned
you have mullioned
they have mullioned
Past Continuous
I was mullioning
you were mullioning
he/she/it was mullioning
we were mullioning
you were mullioning
they were mullioning
Past Perfect
I had mullioned
you had mullioned
he/she/it had mullioned
we had mullioned
you had mullioned
they had mullioned
Future
I will mullion
you will mullion
he/she/it will mullion
we will mullion
you will mullion
they will mullion
Future Perfect
I will have mullioned
you will have mullioned
he/she/it will have mullioned
we will have mullioned
you will have mullioned
they will have mullioned
Future Continuous
I will be mullioning
you will be mullioning
he/she/it will be mullioning
we will be mullioning
you will be mullioning
they will be mullioning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mullioning
you have been mullioning
he/she/it has been mullioning
we have been mullioning
you have been mullioning
they have been mullioning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mullioning
you will have been mullioning
he/she/it will have been mullioning
we will have been mullioning
you will have been mullioning
they will have been mullioning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mullioning
you had been mullioning
he/she/it had been mullioning
we had been mullioning
you had been mullioning
they had been mullioning
Conditional
I would mullion
you would mullion
he/she/it would mullion
we would mullion
you would mullion
they would mullion
Past Conditional
I would have mullioned
you would have mullioned
he/she/it would have mullioned
we would have mullioned
you would have mullioned
they would have mullioned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mullion - a nonstructural vertical strip between the casements or panes of a window (or the panels of a screen)mullion - a nonstructural vertical strip between the casements or panes of a window (or the panels of a screen)
strip, slip - artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
window - a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
Translations

mullion

[ˈmʌlɪən] Nparteluz m

mullion

n
Längs- or Zwischenpfosten m
mullions pl (in Gothic Archit) → Stabwerk nt
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