marble marble  /ˈmɑr bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a hard crystalline metamorphic rock that takes a high polish; used for sculpture and as building material
  2. (n) a small ball of glass that is used in various games
  3. (n) a sculpture carved from marble
  4. (v) paint or stain like marble

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Those who dwell in marble halls are not uniformly blessed.
  2. I always had a desire to do some great works in marble.
  3. For added elegance, the interior court will be ringed with columns of Pentelic marble, the base of the building with dark grey Santa Marina marble.

News

  1. Marble Media LLC’s Online Coastal Travel Blog ByDaBeach.com Takes a Look at South Padre Island off the Gulf Coast of ...

    Marble Media LLC’s ByDaBeach.com travel blog this week highlights San Padre Island, one of the Gulf of Mexico’s favorite vacation destinations stateside. (PRWeb June 21, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/MarbleMediallc/bydabeachSouthPadreIsland/prweb10854463.htm
    on June 21, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Marble named MSSU interim president

    Dr. Alan D. Marble will serve as interim president Missouri Southern State University, the college’s board of governors announced Thursday.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Neosho Daily News

  3. Marble Canyon Lodge burns to the ground

    The Marble Canyon Lodge and Restaurant burned to the ground early this morning.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Arizona Daily Sun

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Quotes

  1. He described Byrd as "uniquely American" and said he was "as much a part of the Senate as the marble busts that line its chamber and its corridors" in a statement issued Monday.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN

  2. ...electing a woman to a post that puts her second in line of presidential succession behind Vice President Dick Cheney, the House shattered what Pelosi called "the marble ceiling" for women in Congress and "for our daughters and...
    on Jan 4, 2007 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "Here we are in the hunting lodge of a dictator who subjugated a people ...... And we are in the middle of the marble palace, making a lie of everything that he stood for. I find it delicious that that's happening," he said to loud applause.
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Joe Biden Source: TODAYonline

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