inwall

1 of 2

transitive verb

in·​wall
ə̇n+
: to enclose with or as if with a wall

inwall

2 of 2

noun

in·​wall
ˈin+ˌ-
: an inner wall (as of a blast furnace)

Word History

Etymology

Transitive verb

alteration (influenced by English in- entry 2) of earlier enwall, from en- entry 1 + wall, noun

Noun

in entry 4 + wall

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“Inwall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inwall. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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