Definition of Monolithic

1. Adjective. Imposing in size or bulk or solidity. "A monumental scale"

Exact synonyms: Massive, Monumental
Similar to: Big, Large
Derivative terms: Massiveness, Massiveness



2. Adjective. Characterized by massiveness and rigidity and total uniformity. "A monolithic worldwide movement"
Similar to: Undiversified

Definition of Monolithic

1. a. Of or pertaining to a monolith; consisting of a single stone.

Definition of Monolithic

1. Adjective. Of or resembling a monolith. ¹

2. Adjective. Having a massive, unchanging structure that does not permit individual variation. ¹

3. Adjective. (computing said of an operating system's kernel) consisting of a single program using a single memory-addressing space ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Monolithic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monolithic

monolayers
monoleptic fever
monolexemic
monoligated
monolignol
monoline
monolinear
monolines
monolingual
monolingualism
monolingually
monolinguals
monolinuron
monolith
monolithal
monolithic (current term)
monolithically
monolithium
monoliths
monolocular
monolog
monologed
monologged
monologging
monologic
monologies
monologing
monologise
monologised
monologises

Literary usage of Monolithic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Manual by American Railway Engineering Association (1921)
"(2) Where abutments with wing walls are not of monolithic construction, ... (4) monolithic concrete construction may be used for arches where the conditions ..."

2. Trusted Network Interpretation of the Trusted Computer System Evaluation (1994)
"Each component subject (in the network) is simulated as a single subject (on the monolithic target system.) For reasons that will become clear later, ..."

3. Reinforced Concrete by Albert Wells Buel, Charles Shattuck Hill (1906)
"monolithic Construction—In monolithic roof construction both the ... monolithic Roof for a New York City Residence. construction has been applied to all ..."

4. Concrete Silos: A Booklet of Practical Information for the Farmer and the by Universal Portland Cement Company, Universal Portland Cement Co (1911)
"In all cases the silo should be completed several days before being subjected to the strain caused by filling. A Comparison of the monolithic and Concrete ..."

5. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Mid-West Cement Users' Association (1908)
"EXPOSED SELECTED AGGREGATES IX monolithic CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION. ... The writer's subject, however, is monolithic concrete, which embraces reinforced ..."

6. Reinforced Concrete by Albert Wells Buel, Charles Shattuck Hill (1904)
"94 show the solid-plate monolithic wall construction extensively used by the French ... monolithic Wall, Hennebique Construction. r—" thrust of 250 kgs. per ..."

7. Reinforced Concrete by Albert Wells Buel, Charles Shattuck Hill (1904)
"94 show the solid-plate monolithic wall construction extensively used by the ... monolithic Wall, Hennebique Construction. thrust of 250 kgs. per square ..."

8. Small Farm Buildings of Concrete: A Booklet of Practical Information for the by Universal Portland Cement Company (1914)
"Except for the building of the forms, single monolithic walls of moderate height ... The essentials for building good monolithic walls are: Well made, ..."

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