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Alternative clues for the word granite
Rock for a monument
New Hampshire product
Mt. Rushmore material
Like curling stones
Symbol of hardness
Rock associated with hardness
Plutonic igneous rock having visibly crystalline texture
Shipment from Barre
The ___ State (New Hampshire)
Word definitions for granite in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES chalk/limestone/granite cliffs ▪ White chalk cliffs rose up from the sea. COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ NOUN boulder ▪ Ahead, a low cairn of granite boulders rose clear of the moor. ▪ Acorn-grinding mortars can be found...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Syenite \Sy"e*nite\, n. [L. Syenites (sc. lapis), from Syene, Gr. ?.] (Min.) Orig., a rock composed of quartz, hornblende, and feldspar, anciently quarried at Syene, in Upper Egypt, and now called granite . A granular, crystalline, ingeous rock composed...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 (context rock English) A group of igneous and plutonic rocks composed primarily of feldspar and quartz. Usually contains one or more dark minerals, which may be mica, pyroxene, or amphibole. Granite is quarried for building stone, road gravel, decorative...
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1640s, from French granit(e) (17c.) or directly from Italian granito "granite," originally "grained," past participle of granire "granulate, make grainy," from grano "grain," from Latin granum "grain" (see corn (n.1)). In reference to the appearance of...
Word definitions in WordNet
n. plutonic igneous rock having visibly crystalline texture; generally composed of feldspar and mica and quartz something having the quality of granite (unyielding firmness); "a man of granite"
Word definitions in Gazetteer
Population (2000): 1844 Housing Units (2000): 533 Land area (2000): 1.581010 sq. miles (4.094796 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.581010 sq. miles (4.094796 sq. km) FIPS code: 30950 Located within: Oklahoma...
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Granite is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture. Granites can be predominantly white, pink, or gray in color, depending on their mineralogy. The word "granite" comes from the Latin granum , a grain, in...
Usage examples of granite.
In the afterpart of the day, when about six miles from Granite House, their progress became much more difficult.
In the midst of that dark pavement, right before the lamplit steps, one single slab of the floor was new, hewn of pale gray granite, its surface rough against the worn, silken smoothness of the rest of the floor, though it, too, was covered with that agelong mantle of dust.
Most of all, groves of wild crab apples draped the lower hills like oases among the granite cliffs.
It was an oval-shaped chamber cut into a mound of earth with its floors flagged with stones while granite blocks lined the walls and were placed so that they formed a natural archlike structure across the entire roof.
The granite peaks north of Bu Awan, far off in the west, wrote a message on the sky.
The onagers being unharnessed, were thence led to their stable, and Pencroft before going to sleep gave vent to his feelings in a deep sigh of satisfaction that awoke all the echoes of Granite House.
Aberknowe was one of several substantial granite houses on the Balmoral land which were occupied by the estate managers.
Duc de Bercy, was set upon a vast rock, and the town of Bercy huddled round the foot of it and on great granite ledges some distance up.
Shortland could have sent a boy like Tommy Bickford, worth a million Shortlands, into that terrible granite box.
But it was no paradiseonly craggy black granite, dripping and sweating.
Across the entire surface, the black granite sweated and trickled, wept and dripped.
Beyond it rises the great mask of granite forming the apex, a bonier skeleton than any before seen.
Something sparkled, and on the hills north of town, she saw the noonday sun reflected off the windows of the big houses in Bonita Vista, like flecks of mica on a granite rock.
Copley, feeling as though his head were filled with hard knobs of spinning granite that crashed with sickening thuds against his brainpan, walked stiffly away to his own quarters.
The Breas, which then had been navigable almost to its source in the foothills of the Rim Mountains, had been crowded with barges bringing slabs of land coral, porphyry, granite, marble and all kinds of precious stones for the construction of the tombs.