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sill plate

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  • Sill plate — A sill plate or sole plate in construction and architecture is the bottom horizontal member of a wall or building to which vertical members are attached. Sill plates are usually composed of lumber. It usually comes in sizes of 2×4, 2×6, 2×8, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Sill — may refer to:* Sill (geology), a tabular mass of rock * Sill plate, a construction element * Sill River, an Austrian tributary * Mount Sill, a California mountainurname* Edward Rowland Sill, American poet and educator * Judee Sill, American… …   Wikipedia

  • Plate — may refer to: * Plate (dishware) * Plate (structures), a type of foundation * A flat piece of metal used in orthopedics to connect the two parts of a broken bone, such as a dynamic compression plate * Plate armor, body armor made of metal plates… …   Wikipedia

  • sill — n. 1. Lower piece of a frame (as of a door or a window). 2. Ground sill, ground plate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • plate bolt — noun : a bolt grommeted into the foundation of a building for securing a sill or plate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wall plate — A Wall plate, a structural element in the Light frame construction method known as platform framing, is a horizontally laid structural element at right angles to the load bearing part of the vertical load (weight) of a building. It serves as a… …   Wikipedia

  • Ground sill — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • box sill — noun : a sill that is constructed of brick or concrete enclosed in planks and that is used in frame house construction * * * Carpentry. a sill for a building frame, composed of a plate resting on the basement wall and a joist or header at the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ground plate — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • box sill — Carpentry. a sill for a building frame, composed of a plate resting on the basement wall and a joist or header at the outer edge of the plate, as well as a soleplate for the studs resting either directly on the joists or on the rough flooring. Cf …   Universalium

  • L sill — Carpentry. a sill for a building frame composed of a plate resting on the basement wall and a header or joist at the outer edge of the plate. Cf. box sill. * * * …   Universalium

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