Cornerstone

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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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'As suggested by the CDWP, with Senator Sartaj Aziz in Chair, the foundation-stone of the campus is to be laid on Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah's birthday, 25th December 2017, at the site of new campus as a part of Pakistan's 70 years' celebrations,' Dr Shaikh maintained.