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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.
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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
(Architecture) (tr) to furnish (a window, screen, etc) with mullions
[C16: variant of Middle English munial, from Old French moinel, of unknown origin]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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]
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Past participle: mullioned
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|Noun||1.||mullion - a nonstructural vertical strip between the casements or panes of a window (or the panels of a screen)|
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
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mullion[ˈmʌlɪən] N → parteluz m
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→ Längs- or Zwischenpfosten m
mullions pl (in Gothic Archit) → Stabwerk nt
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