gneiss gneiss  /ˈnaɪs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a laminated metamorphic rock similar to granite

Usage(s):

  1. He set the building into a hillside and fashioned the interiors as spare boxes of concrete and gneiss, with slot skylights positioned to admit light just so.
  2. One of Zumthor's best known projects, the Thermal Baths Vals is an austere exercise in concrete and 60,000 slabs of locally quarried gneiss.

News

  • Coaster Critique: Gneiss Weiss

    The first offering from Maine’s newest Brewery out if Limerick Maine, Gneiss Weiss is brewed with a wheat heavy grain bill and American hops.
    on October 27, 2013     Source: Bangor Daily News

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