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Word: monolithic

Definition: solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone


Sentences Containing 'monolithic'

According to Niharranjan Ray, the sum total of the Mauryan treasury of art include the remains of the royal palace and the city of Pataliputra, a monolithic rail at Sarnath, the "Bodhimandala" or the altar resting on four pilars at Bodhgaya, the excavated Chaitya-halls in the Barabar and Nagarjuni hills of Gaya including the Sudama cave bearing the inscription dated the 12th regnal year of Ashoka, the non-edict bearing and edict bearing pillars, the animal sculptures crowning the pillars with animal and vegetal reliefs decorating the abaci of the capitals and the front half of the representation of an elephant carved out in the round from a live rock at Dhauli.
As software ages (even OO code) it has a tendency to become monolithic and will require extensive work to demonolithicize it or require a complete re-write.
Demonolithicized application is the result of breaking a monolithic application into small manageable pieces the deliver the same or superior business results.
Finally, they avoided any monolithic concept of mass culture.
However, the region is not entirely monolithic, and every successful Democratic candidate since 1976 has claimed at least three Southern states (if Maryland and Delaware are considered Southern).
In America A-Square offers the 9.3x64mm Brenneke loaded with 18.5-gram (285 gr) lion load, 18.5-gram (285 gr) dead tough and 18.5-gram (285 gr) monolithic solid bullets.
In fact, according to its NRHP nomination, it "was one of the last designs of its kind, and harks back to an earlier era when federal buildings were monolithic, imposing, costly, and built according to Beaux Arts principles of massing."
Inside the church, the arcades are carried on monolithic piers (made from single pieces of stone).
It's about the monolithic power of leaders who hypnotize you to do things you don't want to do.
Many first and second generation software had to be built in a monolithic structure to allow the application to deliver the desired business benefit.
Monolithic bullets such as the A-Square Monolithic Solid, Barnes Banded Solid, Supreme Nosler Solid and more conventional tougher FMJ bullets such as the Hornady DGS are good choices as they are able to withstand stresses placed on the bullets by the velocity of the .460 Weatherby Magnum.
Multitenancy: High-impact Strategies - What You Need to Know: Definitions, Adoptions, Impact, Benefits, Maturity, Vendors "...from a historically monolithic isolationist culture that was forcibly demonolithicized not too long ago..."
Other theories easily yielding to monolithic thought stem from the emancipation movements of oppressed groups.
Over two million bricks were used in the construction of the walls and the concrete was placed in a monolithic continuous placement by section.
Software that has grown over time can become "monolithic" and become unmanageable.
The 150 GHz pixels are corrugated-feedhorn-coupled TES polarimeters fabricated in monolithic arrays at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
The second phase was the court art of Ashoka, typically found in the monolithic columns on which his edicts are inscribed and the third phase was the beginning of brick and stone architecture, as in the case of the original stupa at Sanchi, the small monolithic rail at Sanchi and the Lomash Rishi cave in the Barabar Caves, with its ornamentated facade, reproducing the forms of wooden structure.
The ships hull is made of monolithic fiberglass and shaped by vacuum infusion which gives it advantage in minesweeping.
The theory which has been abandoned most massively is the monolithic, pessimistic view on the culture industry of the Frankfurt School.
There are excavated pillared halls and monolithic shrines known as "rathas" in Mahabalipuram.
Therefore, there is not a single monolithic ecosystem for the entire Rocky Mountain Range.
Typically a full metal jacketed or monolithic solid type bullet will penetrate more than when impacting a dangerous game animal such as the Cape Buffalo or African Elephant.
With monolithic steps of two metres in length, this staircase ends at the second floor by a slender column of two finely chiselled "châpiteaux" (capitals) from which rise up, as a sun, the wide slabs forming the ceiling.
Writing in 1916, he addressed the practice of discussing Jewish identity as a monolithic notion.

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