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cornerstone

[′kȯr·nər‚stōn]
(building construction)
An inscribed stone laid at the corner of a building, usually at a ceremony.
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Cornerstone

A stone that is situated at a corner of a building uniting two intersecting walls, usually located near the base and often carrying information about the structure.
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cornerstone

cornerstone
1. A stone that forms a corner or angle in a structure.
2. A stone prominently situated near the base of a corner in a building,
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Khornerstone

A benchmark program developed by Workstation Laboratories, Irving, TX. It uses 21 separate tests and encompasses other benchmarks such as Whetstones and Dhrystones to rate overall system performance. See benchmark, Whetstone and Dhrystone.
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Cornerstone will manage the international technical training provider's IT systems, which includes technology utilised in the skills development of apprentices and international technicians who visit TTE's training centre in Middlesbrough.
The acquisition will allow Cornerstone clients to leverage the power of big data analytics to make better workforce decisions.
The HLF awarded Cornerstone an initial PS80,000 grant to develop plans.
Cornerstone, a leading Scottish social care charity, are building the specialist accommodation to enable individuals to be close to their families and have the security of living in their own home.