Sentence Examples

  • High, probably the finest sculptured monolith in Scotland, stands in a field to the east of the town.
  • Near Kempoch point is a monolith of mica-schist, 6 ft.
  • The typical Egyptian obelisk is an upright monolith of nearly square section, generally to diameters in height, the sides slightly convex, tapering upwards very gradually and evenly, and terminated by a pyramidion whose faces are inclined at an angle of 60°.
  • From the main pedestal project four buttresses, on which are seated four monolith figures representing Morality, Education, Law, and Freedom.
  • The next class of dam to be considered is that in which the structure as a whole is so bound together that, with certain reservations, it may be considered as a monolith subject chiefly to the overturning tendency of waterpressure resisted by the weight of the structure itself and the supporting pressure of the foundation.

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