Definition of mullion
: a slender vertical member that forms a division between units of a window, door, or screen or is used decoratively
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Everything about the house is intended to draw the visitor's eye to the outdoors, from the seven terraces to mitered glass windows that eliminate visually jarring mullions.
Boris Johnson, who really just wants a multi-mullion pound royal yacht, spun the story of a nation that could live a life measured in imperial weights, interrupted by the occasional boat battle out in the Med, and Britain bought into it.
Now a fully functioning home, with just one bedroom, the Lodge also features a bathroom, living room, decorative spiral staircase and dining room complete with mullion windows and cast iron Victorian fireplace.
The mullion wall method was revived in the 1950s, and Minoru Yamasaki used this same idea in his 1966 design for the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan.
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Origin and Etymology of mullion
probably alteration of monial mullion
First Known Use: 1567See Words from the same year
MULLION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mullion for English Language Learners
: an upright piece of wood, stone, metal, etc., that separates two windows
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