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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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Putsolie's legacy stands to this day in the monoliths seen at T Khel Kohima Village and Seruzou (Vurie) Road," Solo added saying the "fame and deeds" of Putsolie were recorded in the form of "poetry and folk songs which are still sung today in his remembrance.
There are dozens of stone monoliths, large carved rock sentinels whose meanings are now lost in the fog of time, but whose true purpose is really no longer relevant as they need only to serve as reminders of the power and wrath unleashed upon the world of their day.
In this work, concentrated emulsion templating was employed to prepare porous polysulfone monoliths with a high porosity.
And now he was a monolith, for he had to be sculpted
Psycho-Delia, by the Welsh choreographer Sean Tuan John, and Monolith, by Spain's Toni Mira, are the most original, breathtaking, technically impressive and surreal dance performances I have seen in recent memory.
The popularity of monoliths has spread across a number of fields, including food and environmental applications, but it is with the great demands for speed and high resolution within the pharmaceutical industry, especially in peptide and protein research, that monolithic columns have found their core support.
The trail quickly circles to the east side of the canyon, such that the monoliths gleam in the sun's low rays as you gaze back toward the rim.
have developed Fibrous Monolith Composite Ceramics that are designed to fail gracefully and to be damage tolerant.
Mr Kindersley said: 'The setting up of a monolith to mark an important event, to confirm tribal ranking or to celebrate an astronomical conjunction goes back to the very dawn of mankind.
Monoliths, Facility Signs, Directions Signs, Spreaders, Monolith, Building / Canopy fascia and Building / Canopy cladding at Retail Outlets under the above five Divisional Office Areas of Karnataka State Office.