A monolith is a monument or natural feature consisting of a single massive stone or rock.

Monolith or monolithic may also refer to:

  • Single crystal, unified crystal, also called monocrystal or monolithic

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Monolithic Architecture
... Monolithic architecture is a style of construction in which a building is carved, cast or excavated from a single piece of material ... The most basic form of monolithic architecture is a rock-cut building, such as the monolithic churches of Ethiopia or the Pancha Rathas in India ... concrete, can also be described as monolithic ...
Monolithic Column
... A monolithic column or "single-piece column" is a large column of which the shaft is made from a single piece of stone instead of in vertical sections ... often made from single pieces of stone, but are less often described as monolithic, as the term is normally reserved for the much less common very large column made in this way ... Choosing to use monolithic columns produces considerable extra difficulties in quarrying and transport, and may be seen as a statement of grandeur and importance in a ...
Segmented Mirror - Application
... Because current monolithic mirrors cannot be constructed larger than about eight meters in diameter, the use of segmented mirrors is a key component of current large-aperture telescopes ... Using a monolithic mirror much larger than 5 meters is prohibitively expensive due to the cost of both the mirror, and the massive structure needed to support it ... Segments are also easier to fabricate, transport, install, and maintain over very large monolithic mirrors ...
Monolithic Application
... In software engineering, a monolithic application describes a single-tiered software application in which the user interface and data access code are combined into a single program ... A monolithic application is self-contained, and independent from other computing applications ... Today, some personal finance applications are monolithic in the sense that they help the user carry out a complete task, end to end, and are "private data silos" rather than parts of a ...
Monolithic - Music
... Monolith Festival, a Colorado music festival Monolithic (band), a synthpop band "Monolith", a song by Stone Sour from the album Stone Sour "Monolith", a ...

Famous quotes containing the word monolithic:

    Peer pressure is not a monolithic force that presses adolescents into the same mold. . . . Adolescents generally choose friend whose values, attitudes, tastes, and families are similar to their own. In short, good kids rarely go bad because of their friends.
    Laurence Steinberg (20th century)