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ledge

noun [C]
 
 
/ledʒ/
a long, flat surface that comes out under a window or from the side of a mountain: The birds landed on a ledge about halfway up the cliff.Hills and mountainsWindows and parts of windows
Translations of “ledge”
in Korean 턱…
in Arabic حافة…
in French rebord, corniche…
in Turkish pervaz, çıkıntı, pencere altı kenarı…
in Italian davanzale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 壁架,橫檔…
in Russian выступ…
in Polish parapet, półka…
in Spanish repisa, alféizar, estante…
in Portuguese peitoril…
in German der Sims, der Rand…
in Catalan ampit…
in Japanese 窓の下枠…
in Chinese (Simplified) 壁架,横档…
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