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 Over the past four fiscal years, Congress passed budgets with $15 billion for 738 miles of a new border wall system, which includes new roads, lighting, a host of technology options, and the physical wall. Anna Giaritelli, Washington Examiner, "This is what Trump's wall looks like four years after he was elected to build it," 2 Nov. 2020 The Trump administration touted the completion of nearly 400 miles of border wall system along the U.S.-Mexico border in a ceremony staged days ahead of the presidential election. Anna Giaritelli, Washington Examiner, "Trump officials tout nearly 400 miles of finished border wall ahead of election," 29 Oct. 2020 At a news conference in Tucson, Ariz., last week, Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott said the new wall system, which includes border access roads and lighting, has freed up agents to patrol in more-remote areas. Alicia A. Caldwell And Michelle Hackman, WSJ, "Trump Administration Races to Meet Border-Wall Goal," 23 Oct. 2020 The outside of the tower will be clad in a unique finned wall system that the developer says is a first for Dallas. Steve Brown, Dallas News, "Harwood’s planned tower will be new eye candy for Dallas’ Uptown area," 13 Oct. 2020 Install a wall system or small rack to get condiment jars and spices off the counter. Jessica Dailey, Good Housekeeping, "6 Ways to Make Your Kitchen More Cheerful," 17 June 2020 The administration billed the June trip as a celebration of the completion of 200 miles of new wall system. Allison Gordon, CNN, "As the virus surges in the US, Canadians and Mexicans alike say keep the US border closed," 8 July 2020 In 2010, then-DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano ended a CBP contract with Boeing to build a virtual wall system, SBInet, that was gathered information from electronic sensors along U.S. borders. Nick Miroff, Washington Post, "Trump administration hires tech firm to build a virtual border wall, an idea Democrats have praised," 2 July 2020 The wall system includes see-through steel bollard beams, lighting, cameras, other related technology, and all-weather roads. Anna Giaritelli, Washington Examiner, "Trump to attend Arizona border 'commemoration' of 200 miles of wall construction," 22 June 2020

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1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Wall system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wall%20system. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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