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monolith

1. a large block of stone or anything that resembles one in appearance, intractability, etc.
2. a statue, obelisk, column, etc., cut from one block of stone
3. a large hollow foundation piece sunk as a caisson and having a number of compartments that are filled with concrete when it has reached its correct position

Monolith

An architectural member such as an obelisk or the shaft of a column consisting of a single stone.

monolith

[′män·ə‚lith]
(materials)
A large concrete block.

monolith

An architectural member (as an obelisk, the shaft of a column, etc.) consisting of a single stone.
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