monolith definition

  • noun:
    • A large block of rock, specially one utilized in design or sculpture.
    • One thing, eg a column or monument, produced from one big block of rock.
    • anything suggestive of a large block of rock, as with immovability, massiveness, or uniformity.
    • a big single block of stone, utilized in design and sculpture.
    • something huge, uniform and unmovable.
    • a continuing stationary-phase cast as a homogeneous column in one single piece.
    • A single rock, particularly among large size, shaped into a pillar, statue, or monument.
    • an individual stone; by extension, any framework or object in rock formed of just one piece: it could be an unbiased monument standing alone, as an Egyptian obelisk, or a menhir, or any element of a structure, as a column.
    • just one great rock (frequently in the shape of a column or obelisk)

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