capstone definition

  • noun:
    • the most truly effective rock of a structure or wall surface.
    • The crowning achievement or last stroke; the culmination or acme.
    • Any of the stones creating the most truly effective layer of a wall; a coping stone
    • A crowning success, culmination or completing touch
    • A fossil echinus regarding the genus Cannulus; -- so named from the supposed resemblance to a cap.
    • In structure, the uppermost or finishing stone of a structure, since a parapet, a turret, etc.
    • In zoöl, a fossil echinite (sea-urchin) regarding the genus Conulus: so named from its similarity to a cap.
    • a stone that forms the top of wall or building
    • a final touch; a crowning accomplishment; a culmination
    • the utmost effective rock of a structure or wall surface.
    • The crowning success or final swing; the culmination or acme.
    • some of the rocks getting back together the top layer of a wall; a coping rock
    • A crowning achievement, culmination or finishing touch
    • A fossil echinus of genus Cannulus; -- so named from the supposed resemblance to a cap.
    • In architecture, the uppermost or final stone of a structure, since a parapet, a turret, etc.
    • In zoöl, a fossil echinite (sea-urchin) of the genus Conulus: so named from its resemblance to a cap.
    • a stone that types the top of wall surface or creating
    • one last touch; a crowning accomplishment; a culmination

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