wall system


Definition of wall system

: a set of shelves often with cabinets or bureaus that can be variously arranged along a wall

Examples of wall system in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The building also has a heating-and-cooling system known as variant refrigerant flow, which is quieter, less conspicuous on the facade and twice as efficient as more common through-the-wall systems. Stefanos Chen, New York Times, "Counting Down to a Green New York," 12 July 2019 This means that the wall system is functioning properly. Washington Post, "Leaks in a retaining wall could actually be a good thing," 19 Aug. 2019 Construction is to start this month on a levee wall system in the Rio Grande Valley that will add 14 miles of barrier, the first lengthening in his presidency. Eric Tucker, The Seattle Times, "AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s untruths on Russia probe, wall, jobs," 6 Feb. 2019 The floors are terrazzo, which doesn’t support bacterial growth, while a stainless-steel wall system is easy to keep sterile and can be adjusted to accommodate new equipment. Laura Landro, WSJ, "The Operating Room of the Future," 28 May 2018 According to a new survey, 89 percent of Border Patrol agents say a wall system in strategic vocations is necessary to secure the border. Fox News, "Hannity: President Trump takes bold action on the border," 3 Apr. 2018 The wall system, Mosaic, covers everything from bookcases and dressers to credenzas and floating workstations. Jenny Xie, Curbed, "New furniture company marries high-end design with direct-to-consumer convenience," 19 Mar. 2018 Installing a slat wall system using track wall channels, like this system by Gladiator, along the garage is very functional. Krista Soriano, Popular Mechanics, "How to Upgrade Your Garage in 8 Days (Or Less)," 28 Sep. 2017 Part of the retaining wall system that runs below Egasuk Street was also weakened by the storm. Alaska Dispatch News, "Autumn storm that battered Utqiaġvik coastline caused more than $10 million in damage," 9 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of wall system

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Wall system.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wall%20system. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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