a sedimentary rock consisting predominantly of calcium carbonate, varieties of which are formed from the skeletons of marine microorganisms and coral: used as a building stone and in the manufacture of lime.
1. (in Christianity) a man who has withdrawn from the world for religious reasons, especially as a member of an order of cenobites living according to a particular rule and under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.
2. (in any religion) a man who is a member of a monastic order: a Buddhist monk.
3. Printing . a dark area on a printed page caused by uneven inking of the plate or type.
the quality of an object or substance with respect to light reflected by the object, usually determined visually by measurement of hue, saturation, and brightness of the reflected light; saturation or chroma; hue.
glass that has been coloured in any of various ways, as by fusing with a film of metallic oxide or burning pigment into the surface, used esp for church windows.
a ring or band of rubber, either solid or hollow and inflated, or of metal, placed over the rim of a wheel to provide traction, resistance to wear, or other desirable properties.
a stopping place for trains or other land conveyances, for the transfer of freight or passengers.
a light, usually open building used for shelter, concerts, exhibits, etc., as in a park or fair.
1. collect and combine (texts, information, or sets of figures) in proper order.
2. appoint (a clergyman) to a benefice.
descend from a train, bus, or other form of transportation.