- GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS
A type of volcaniclastic deposit in which all the clasts present are of the same composition.
Glossary of volcanic terms. - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. G. J. Hudak. 2001.
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Monolithic — Mon o*lith ic, a. Of or pertaining to a monolith; consisting of a single stone. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
monolithic — (adj.) 1825, formed of a single block, from MONOLITH (Cf. monolith) + IC (Cf. ic). Figurative use from 1920 … Etymology dictionary
monolithic — [adj] massive big, bulky, colossal, consistent, elephantine, enormous, gargantuan, giant, gigantic, grand, great, huge, hulking, immense, immovable, imposing, mammoth, permanent, solid, titanic, towering, uniform, vast, whopping*; concepts… … New thesaurus
monolithic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) formed of a single large block of stone. 2) massive and uniform or indivisible … English terms dictionary
monolithic — adjective Date: 1825 1. a. of, relating to, or resembling a monolith ; huge, massive b. (1) formed from a single crystal < a monolithic silicon chip > (2) produced in or on a monolithic chip < a monolithic circuit > … New Collegiate Dictionary
monolithic — monolithically, adv. /mon euh lith ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a monolith. 2. made of only one stone: a monolithic column. 3. consisting of one piece; solid or unbroken: a boat with a monolithic hull. 4. constructed of monoliths or huge… … Universalium
monolithic — [[t]mɒ̱nəlɪ̱θɪk[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you refer to an organization or system as monolithic, you are critical of it because it is very large and very slow to change, and does not seem to have different parts with different characters … English dictionary
monolithic — mon|o|lith|ic [ˌmɔnəˈlıθık US ˌma: ] adj 1.) a monolithic building is very large, solid, and impressive 2.) a monolithic organization, political system etc is very large and powerful and difficult to change ▪ a monolithic movie company … Dictionary of contemporary English
monolithic — adjective 1. imposing in size or bulk or solidity massive oak doors Moore s massive sculptures the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture a monumental scale • Syn: ↑massive, ↑monumental … Useful english dictionary
monolithic — adjective 1 very large, solid, and impressive: huge monolithic office buildings 2 a monolithic organization, political system etc is very large and powerful and difficult to change … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
monolithic — [mana”liGik] mod. heavily drug intoxicated. (Drugs. A play on stoned.) □ She’s not just stoned, she’s monolithic! □ I was monolithic dead drunk … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions