Definition of Marble. Meaning of Marble. Synonyms of Marble

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Definition of Marble

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Limestone Lime"stone` (l[imac]m"st[=o]n`), n. A rock consisting chiefly of calcium carbonate or carbonate of lime. It sometimes contains also magnesium carbonate, and is then called magnesian or dolomitic limestone. Crystalline limestone is called marble.
Marble
Marble Mar"ble, a. 1. Made of, or resembling, marble; as, a marble mantel; marble paper. 2. Cold; hard; unfeeling; as, a marble breast or heart.
Marble
Marble Mar"ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Marbled; p. pr. & vb. n. Marbling.] [Cf. F. marbrer. See Marble, n.] To stain or vein like marble; to variegate in color; as, to marble the edges of a book, or the surface of paper.

Meaning of Marble from wikipedia

- Marble is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite. Marble is typically not foliated (layered)...
- Marbleizing or faux marbling is the preparation and finishing of a surface to imitate the appearance of polished marble. It is typically used in buildings...
- Look up marbled, marbler, marblers, or marbling in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Marbling may refer to: The quality of a surface that has streaks of...
- A marble is a small spherical object often made from gl****, clay, steel, plastic, or agate. They vary in size, and most commonly are about 13 mm (1⁄2 in)...
- Look up marble in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Marble is a type of rock resulting from the metamorphism of limestone. Marble or Marbles may also refer...
- Marble Hall is a town in the south of the Limpopo province of South Africa. It was formerly in Mpumalanga province. Marble Hall is a village 26 km north-west...
- Carrara marble, Luna marble to the Romans, is a type of white or blue-grey marble po****r for use in sculpture and building decor. It has been quarried...
- The Blue Marble is an image of Earth taken on December 7, 1972, from a distance of about 29,000 kilometers (18,000 miles) from the planet's surface. Taken...
- Marble Arch is a 19th-century white marble-faced triumphal arch in London, England. The structure was designed by John Nash in 1827 to be the state entrance...
- Tuckahoe marble (also known as Inwood and Westchester marble) is a type of marble found in southern New York state and western Connecticut. Part of the...