Granicus Granitelike

Granite

Meanings and phrases

granite

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. plutonic igneous rock having visibly crystalline texture; generally composed of feldspar and mica and quartz
  2. something having the quality of granite (unyielding firmness)

Granite State

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; New Hampshire; NH

Granite Stater

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a native or resident of New Hampshire; New Hampshirite

living granite

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. highly succulent stemless clump-forming plants with grey-green leaves similar in texture to lumps of granite; South Africa; living rock; stone mimicry plant

red granite

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He covered the walls with huge slabs of African red granite.
  • It is made from red granite.
  • A two-meter high red granite monument stands at the east end of this route.

black granite

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The whole, along with its various portions, are framed in black granite.
  • An important black granite quarry was located at Tombos in the pharaonic era.
  • Only remnants of the black granite pyramidion, which topped the pyramid, have been found.

granite base

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After it was stolen in 1964, only its granite base remained.
  • The bronze statue is 12 feet tall and rests on a granite base 13 feet tall.
  • It is made of a steel frame with a granite base, a flat roof, and a facade of brick in Flemish bond.

granite foundation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The lighthouse is a tall white brick tower on a granite foundation.
  • It is built of hard-pressed red brick on a rough granite foundation.
  • The house has a roughly rectangular footprint, with a granite foundation.

granite outcrops

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It usually grows in mossy places on granite outcrops.
  • It grows on granite outcrops between Menzies and Lake King.
  • It grows in shallow soil on granite outcrops near Esperance.

granite blocks

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They looked to wood or granite blocks by the 1850s.
  • The church is large and built of regular granite blocks.
  • The temple is built of large gray granite blocks jointed with iron clamps.

pink granite

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Over 200 men then cut the pink granite by hand.
  • At the center of the fountain is a pink granite obelisk.
  • A pink granite lintel over the well now reads 'Wallace's Well'.

large granite

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Near the temple complex is a large granite Nandi bull.
  • It is a distinctive hill visible from many points on Lower Deeside and is topped with a large granite tor.
  • "Microtis graniticola" grows in shallow soil pockets on large granite outcrops in arid areas between Balladonia and Mullewa.

made of granite

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Its abutments are made of granite fieldstone.
  • The tall, hexagonal-based Chinese tower is made of granite.
  • Because they are made of granite, the poles last indefinitely.

granite stone

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Seungseongyo (승선교 / 昇仙橋), Seungseon Bridge, is a granite stone bridge constructed in semi-circular arch configuration 14 meters/46 feet long and 3.5-meters (11.5 feet) wide.
  • After his death, people has planned to put up a bust made of granite stone and a 24 feet high concrete pillar (proposed name: Pillar of Strength) on a 0.4 acre land at his native village Sukulchak.
  • Alicia Rhett was laid to rest beside her parents at St. Philip's Episcopal Church Cemetery, in Charleston, South Carolina, under a large standing granite stone, marked by her name, dates, with the simple description, "Daughter of Edmund M. and Isobel M. Rhett -Portraitist".

granite rock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The whole structure was built with granite rock.
  • The granite rock looks like a blooming lotus, with hills surrounding it on three sides.
  • The granite rock faces that form the backdrop of the park is a popular venue for rock climbers.

grey granite

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The base is in grey granite.
  • The walls are decorated in grey granite, with orange and red tiles at both ends of the platform.
  • Meigs designed a tall, long, wide grey granite and concrete cenotaph to rest on top of the burial vault.
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