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See definition of lintel on Dictionary.com
  • as inbeam
  • as injamb
  • as inrafter

synonyms for lintel

  • girder
  • joist
  • piling
  • pillar
  • plank
  • pole
  • scaffolding
  • shaft
  • sill
  • timber
  • axle
  • bail
  • balk
  • bolster
  • boom
  • brace
  • cantilever
  • column
  • crossbar
  • crosspiece
  • jamb
  • lath
  • pile
  • post
  • prop
  • rafter
  • reach
  • scantling
  • spar
  • stanchion
  • stay
  • stringer
  • strip
  • strut
  • stud
  • trestle
  • two-by-four
  • transverse
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How to use lintel in a sentence

When the upstairs bathroom in her New York home required stripping down to the original structure, a shoe was found hidden above the door lintel between the ceiling of the second floor and the attic floor.
BEER BOTTLES AND CANS HIDDEN BEHIND THE DRYWALL? I’LL DRINK TO THAT.JOHN KELLYSEPTEMBER 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The height of the tablinum at the lintel should be one eighth more than its width.
TEN BOOKS ON ARCHITECTUREVITRUVIUS
The height of the lintel should be equivalent to the width of the jambs at the top.
TEN BOOKS ON ARCHITECTUREVITRUVIUS
She leaned on the doorway with her forehead against the lintel.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
The granite lintel that had crushed the body of the old captains son had fallen also upon the captains heart.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
Then, "when I see the—blood—on the—lintel—and on the two—side-posts—I will not go in and—kill the first-born!"
THE SABBATH-SCHOOL INDEXRICHARD GAY PARDEE
Because the pointed arch was sacred, he would not despise the humble office of the lintel.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
We enter by a door about five feet high, invariably knocking our heads against the lintel and swearing as we do so.
THREE IN NORWAYJAMES ARTHUR LEES
No stream boasted so deep and decisive a blue lintel as did Benser Tief; none penetrated so far into the Hinterland.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
A strange man stood against the lintel—seeing her, he opened his eyes very wide and smiled delightfully.
IN A GERMAN PENSIONKATHERINE MANSFIELD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO LINTEL

  • axle
  • bail
  • balk
  • bolster
  • boom
  • brace
  • cantilever
  • column
  • crossbar
  • crosspiece
  • girder
  • jamb
  • joist
  • lath
  • lintel
  • pile
  • piling
  • pillar
  • plank
  • pole
  • post
  • prop
  • rafter
  • reach
  • scaffolding
  • scantling
  • shaft
  • sill
  • spar
  • stanchion
  • stay
  • stringer
  • strip
  • strut
  • stud
  • timber
  • transverse
  • trestle
  • two-by-four
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.