continuous upright solid structure of stone, brick, concrete, etc. used to enclose, divide or protect sth
surround sth with a wall or walls
"the south wall had a small window"
"the walls were covered with pictures"
"a wall of water"
"a wall of smoke"
"a wall of prejudice"
"negotiations ran into a brick wall"
"his back was to the wall"
"competition was pushing them to the wall"
"the walls of the cylinder were perforated"
"the container's walls were blue"
"the wall followed the road"
"he ducked behind the garden wall and waited"
"they stormed the ramparts of the city"
"they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"
The Emperor Adrian..made a great wall of earth between England and Scotland.
出自： R. Baker
Others from the Wall defend With Dart and Jav'lin.
This flesh which walls about our life.
出自：Richard II , Shakespeare
The House of Correction..is not walled, like other prisons.
A shady..glade, partly walled by..masses of upreared rocks.
出自： Z. Grey
This room is walled off from the rest of the house.
I think we should wall up the fireplace.
Her eyes were walled up by the bandit.
误 Have you seen the hole on the wall?
正 Have you seen the hole in the wall?
析 表示墙上有洞〔门〕时,要用in the wall,因为洞〔门〕都是在墙里面。如指在墙表面上,则用on the wall。