Meaning of “windowsill” in the English Dictionary

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"windowsill" in British English

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windowsillnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈwɪn.dəʊ.sɪl/ us /ˈwɪn.doʊ.sɪl/ also window ledge

a shelf below a window, either inside or outside a building:

He has a few plants in pots on the windowsill.

(Definition of “windowsill” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"windowsill" in American English

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windowsillnoun [ C ]

us /ˈwɪn·doʊˌsɪl/

a shelf formed by the bottom part of the frame of a window

(Definition of “windowsill” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)