Definition of Mullion

1. Noun. A nonstructural vertical strip between the casements or panes of a window (or the panels of a screen).

Generic synonyms: Slip, Strip
Group relationships: Window

Definition of Mullion

1. n. A slender bar or pier which forms the division between the lights of windows, screens, etc.

2. v. t. To furnish with mullions; to divide by mullions.

Definition of Mullion

1. Noun. A vertical bar between the panes of glass or casements of a window or the panels of a screen. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mullion

1. to provide with vertical dividing strips [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Mullion

1. A slender bar or pier which forms the division between the lights of windows, screens, etc. An upright member of a framing. See Stile. Origin: A corruption of munnion, F. Moignon stump of an amputated limb, stump, OF. Moing mutilated; cf. Armor. Mon, moun, mank, monk, and also L. Mancus maimed. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mullion

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mulletlike
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mulligatawnies
mulligatawny
mulligrubs
mulling
mullingong
mulliod
mullioned
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mullite
mullites
mullock
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mulloid
mulloway
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mulls
mulmul

Literary usage of Mullion

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall by Royal Geological Society of Cornwall (1895)
"The mullion Island cherts consist of easily recognised bands of mostly black flint-like rock, generally reticulated with thin but conspicuous white quartz ..."

2. Old Cottages, Farm-houses, and Other Stone Buildings in the Cotswold by Edward Guy Dawber (1905)
"Occasionally the centre mullion—where six or four lights are used in one window, ... The ordinary window detail was the plain chamfered mullion with the ..."

3. Days in Cornwall by Charles Lewis Hind (1907)
"CHAPTER XXI mullion TO CADGWITH The Barren Lizard Promontory—The Fringe of Goonhilly Downs—A Panoramic View of Kynance Cove—The Pool of ..."

4. Practical Sheet Metal Work and Demonstrated Patterns: A Comprehensive Treatise by John Henry Teschmacher (1911)
"PATTERN FOR mullion INTERSECTING GABLE MOLD An interesting problem in projection and ... In its proper position place the profile of the mullion mold E, ..."

5. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1880)
"On the north side this is effected by a series of admirably proportioned triplets ; on the south with the same mullion, the head is filled in ..."

6. North Devon Including West Somerset and North Cornwall from Exmoor to the by Charles Slegg Ward (1897)
"Passing round its head we quit for a time the coast and mount the hill to mullion, If continuing by coast, instead of going inland to mullion, then mullion ..."

7. Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall by Royal Geological Society of Cornwall (1895)
"The mullion Island cherts consist of easily recognised bands of mostly black flint-like rock, generally reticulated with thin but conspicuous white quartz ..."

8. Old Cottages, Farm-houses, and Other Stone Buildings in the Cotswold by Edward Guy Dawber (1905)
"Occasionally the centre mullion—where six or four lights are used in one window, ... The ordinary window detail was the plain chamfered mullion with the ..."

9. Days in Cornwall by Charles Lewis Hind (1907)
"CHAPTER XXI mullion TO CADGWITH The Barren Lizard Promontory—The Fringe of Goonhilly Downs—A Panoramic View of Kynance Cove—The Pool of ..."

10. Practical Sheet Metal Work and Demonstrated Patterns: A Comprehensive Treatise by John Henry Teschmacher (1911)
"PATTERN FOR mullion INTERSECTING GABLE MOLD An interesting problem in projection and ... In its proper position place the profile of the mullion mold E, ..."

11. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1880)
"On the north side this is effected by a series of admirably proportioned triplets ; on the south with the same mullion, the head is filled in ..."

12. North Devon Including West Somerset and North Cornwall from Exmoor to the by Charles Slegg Ward (1897)
"Passing round its head we quit for a time the coast and mount the hill to mullion, If continuing by coast, instead of going inland to mullion, then mullion ..."

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