Words nearby granite
Origin of granite
OTHER WORDS FROM granitegra·nit·ic [gruh-nit-ik] /grəˈnɪt ɪk/, adjectivegran·ite·like, adjectivepre·gra·nit·ic, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH granitegranite granité
Example sentences from the Web for granitic
And the fierce country, blazed across the brain: urgent and cypressed, the granitic cliff, the shock of parent sea.The Art of Rediscovery: Muriel Rukeyser’s “Savage Coast”|Lauren Elkin|August 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the eastern portion of Princeton the underlying rock is a kind of micaceous schist, and in the western is granitic gneiss.
Yet Mr. Armytage was not really so granitic of nature as the Bigart emissary had thought him.Merton of the Movies|Harry Leon Wilson
All these minerals have once been imbedded in the granitic gneiss, which is the principal rock of the region.The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II|A.E. Nordenskieold
But some eruptions of granitic and other substances, ejected from the interior, never reach the surface at all.
The granitic débris, which was detached from the summit of the Alpine mountains, fell on the surface of the glacier.