- n an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure
the south wall had a small window
the walls were covered with pictures
- n anything that suggests a wall in structure or function or effect
a wall of water
a wall of smoke
a wall of prejudice
negotiations ran into a brick wall
- n (anatomy) a layer (a lining or membrane) that encloses a structure
- n a difficult or awkward situation
his back was to the wall
competition was pushing them to the wall
- n a vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain)
- n a layer of material that encloses space
the walls of the cylinder were perforated
the container's walls were blue
- n a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden)
the wall followed the road
he ducked behind the garden wall and waited
- n an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes
they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down
- v surround with a wall in order to fortify
- Farewell to free expressionSince late last year, "democracy wall," along Peking's broad Chang An Avenue, represented a unique and hopeful experiment in.
- The west wall of Hong Kong's City Hall is the kind of canvas graffiti artists long for.
News & Articles
- Wall Street innovator Mathew L. Gladstein dies at 90
Mathew L. Gladstein, a Wall Street executive who tapped the expertise of Robert Merton and Myron Scholes - future Nobel Prize winners - in the 1970s to bring options trading to the masses, has died. He was 90.
June 23, 2013 - Tulsa World
- Wall Street Rebounds
Wall Street opened higher, bouncing back from a two-day sell-off, but major indexes were still on track to post sharp losses for the week.
June 21, 2013 - New York Times
- Wall Street Transcript with Daiji Ozawa, Chief Portfolio Manager, Japanese Equity Value, at Invesco Asset Management ...
67 WALL STREET, New York - June 21, 2013 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Investing in Asia Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. ...
June 21, 2013 - Wall Street Transcript via Yahoo! Finance
- Barack Obama in Globe and Mail
Mr. Obama said the US public, having watched Wall Street deal makers "motivated only by the appetite for quick kills and bloated bonuses," is in no mood for more bailouts. "Those on Wall Street cannot resume taking risks without regard for...
- Lance Armstrong in Wall Street Journal
The statement also said: "Today's Wall Street Journal article is full of false accusations and more of the same old news from Floyd Landis, a person with zero credibility and an established pattern of recanting tomorrow what he swears to today."
- Osama bin Laden in News24
Our duty is to foil these dangerous schemes, which try to prevent the establishment of an Islamic state in Iraq, which would be a wall of resistance against American schemes to divide Iraq,Bin Laden said.