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The dagger sign (†), especially when used as a reference mark
A tall, square, tapered, stone monolith topped with a pyramidal point, frequently used as a monument
a square shaft with pyramidal top, usually monumental or commemorative
{n} a pyramid, a mark used in printing
A mark of reference; called also dagger [†]
Egyptian obelisks are commonly covered with hieroglyphic writing from top to bottom
{i} tall four-sided stone pillar tapering to a pyramidal top
See Dagger, n
The dagger sign (†), especially when used as a reference mark
(See Dagger )
An upright, four- sided pillar, gradually tapering as it rises, and terminating in a pyramid called pyramidion
To mark or designate with an obelisk
It is ordinarily monolithic
An upright 4-sided usually monolithic pillar that gradually tapers as it rises and terminates in a pyramid
A tapering, four-sided pillar of stone which was usually inscribed with hieroglyphs to honour a pharaoh Most were made of granite The biggest Egyptian obelisk now stands in Rome and is nearly 31 metres tall The biggest still in Egypt is 29 5 metres high and is estimated to weigh over 300 tonnes
a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote
a stone pillar having a rectangular cross section tapering towards a pyramidal top
An obelisk is a tall stone pillar that has been built in honour of a person or an important event. a tall pointed stone pillar, built to remind people of an event or of someone who has died (obeliscus, from , from obelos ). Tapered four-sided pillar, originally erected in pairs at the entrance to ancient Egyptian temples. The Egyptian obelisk was carved from a single piece of stone, usually granite, and embellished with hieroglyphics. It was wider at its square or rectangular base than at its pyramidal top, and could be over 100 ft (30 m) high. During the Roman empire, many obelisks were transported from Egypt to Italy. A well-known modern obelisk is the Washington Monument
tall, tapered, four-sided monolith with a pyramid-shaped peak, associated with the power of the sun god; most were carved from pink granite quarried in Aswan and were either capped or clad entirely in electrum to reflect the rays of the sun
an upright, four-sided, tapered pillar that terminates in a pyramid; it may be inscribed or plain, and it is often placed prominently in the center of a pool, at the crown of a hill, or at the end of a terrace walk
Though the name is derived from the Greek obeliskos, meaning "a small spit"
Vertical stone pillar of needle shape with pyramidion on the top Its origin ties it to the Egyptian sun cult They are always carved from a single stone The tapered top part of them were usually covered with gold or electrum
A tapering four-sided pillar made of stone It is said that some of the obelisk at the Temple of Karnek were plated in gold, to catch the sun's rays
An upright, four-sided pillar, gradually tapering as it rises, and ending in a pyramid called a pyramidion
An obelisk
plural of obelisk
Türkçe - İngilizce
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    [ 'ä-b&-"lisk also ] (noun.) 1569. 1569. From Middle French obelisque, from Latin obeliscus (“obelisk”), from Ancient Greek ὀβελίσκος (obeliskos), diminutive of ὀβελός (obelos, “needle”).

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