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  • slablike — adjective Resembling a slab. No expression was discernible on his slablike face …   Wiktionary

  • slab — I. noun Etymology: Middle English slabbe Date: 14th century 1. a thick plate or slice (as of stone, wood, or bread): as a. the outside piece cut from a log in squaring it b. concrete pavement (as of a road); specifically a strip of concrete… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Clan (car) — Clan Crusader Production 1971–1974 315 produced more produced after tooling was sold Class Sports car Body style 2 …   Wikipedia

  • anorthosite — anorthositic /an aw theuh sit ik/, adj. /an awr theuh suyt /, n. Petrol. a granular plutonic rock composed largely of labradorite or a more calcic feldspar. [1860 65; < F anorthose anorthoclase (an AN 1 + Gk orthós straight) + ITE1] * * * Type of …   Universalium

  • Australia — /aw strayl yeuh/, n. 1. a continent SE of Asia, between the Indian and the Pacific oceans. 18,438,824; 2,948,366 sq. mi. (7,636,270 sq. km). 2. Commonwealth of, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of the federated states and… …   Universalium

  • corona — /keuh roh neuh/, n., pl. coronas, coronae / nee/. 1. a white or colored circle or set of concentric circles of light seen around a luminous body, esp. around the sun or moon. 2. Meteorol. such a circle or set of circles having a small radius and… …   Universalium

  • mat — mat1 matless, adj. /mat/, n., v., matted, matting. n. 1. a piece of fabric made of plaited or woven rushes, straw, hemp, or similar fiber, or of some other pliant material, as rubber, used as a protective covering on a floor or other surface, to… …   Universalium

  • plinth — plinthless, adj. plinthlike, adj. /plinth/, n. Archit. 1. a slablike member beneath the base of a column or pier. See diag. under column. 2. a square base or a lower block, as of a pedestal. 3. Also called plinth course. a projecting course of… …   Universalium

  • table — tableless, adj. /tay beuhl/, n., v., tabled, tabling, adj. n. 1. an article of furniture consisting of a flat, slablike top supported on one or more legs or other supports: a kitchen table; an operating table; a pool table. 2. such a piece of… …   Universalium

  • Giacometti, Alberto — born Oct. 10, 1901, Borgonovo, Switz. died Jan. 11, 1966, Chur Swiss sculptor and painter. His father was a Post Impressionist painter, and his brother Diego was a well known furniture designer. After studying art in Geneva (1919–20) and Paris… …   Universalium

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