Origin of marble
OTHER WORDS FROM marblemarbler, nounun·mar·bled, adjective
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How to use marble in a sentence
Rather than laying down layers of cells that then have to be incubated, they are using vegan-friendly mockups of muscle, fat, and blood to create complex patterns that mimic a well-marbled steak.An Israeli Startup Is 3D Printing Cultured Ribeye Steaks|Edd Gent|February 17, 2021|Singularity Hub
Fortunately, what is believed to be the last island marble butterfly population falls within the boundaries of the San Juan National Historic Park.We Crush, Poison, and Destroy Insects at Our Own Peril - Issue 95: Escape|John Hainze|January 20, 2021|Nautilus
They rested on the marble floors that rioters — some of whom carried Confederate flags — overran just a week before.Troops lodged in the Capitol in 1861. It was a wreck when they left.|Meryl Kornfield, Felicia Sonmez|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
To create The Veiled Son, for example, Jago used Danby marble from Vermont because, according to the artist, it was more suited to his intent.
Unless you’re into marble racing or Belarusian hockey, you’re probably having a hard time finding any sports to watch right now.'Something Needs to Fill That Void.' As Stadiums Go Quiet, Esports Are Having a Moment|Matthew Gault|March 31, 2020|Time
The academy has faux-marble halls, long mirrors, and gold-color-painted details.
Wedged between two marble buildings at the lavishly designed Lincoln Center, sits a single white tent.
He rests lavishly, depicted in a marble sarcophagus that stares up for eternity at the carved depictions of his life story.
A civilian named Richard Gabrielle was trapped under a pile of marble, but alive during those last minutes.
“Expansion favors everyone,” added the 79-year-old Tuscan, who started off as a bookkeeper in a marble firm in 1955.Mosque-Building Bin Ladens Buy Marble Once Used for Churches|Tom Kington|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Half-fed men would dig for diamonds, and men sheltered by a crazy roof erect the marble walls of palaces.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Aristide, aglow with a sudden impudent inspiration, leant across the marble table.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
It is a fine marble, much too hard to admit of minute carving, but taking a high polish.
The poor marble statue at his feet can no longer respond to the cries of her famishing child.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
His splendid monument, with recumbent marble effigies of himself and his wife, occupies the east wall of the Hyde Chapel.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
British Dictionary definitions for marble
- a hard crystalline metamorphic rock resulting from the recrystallization of a limestone: takes a high polish and is used for building and sculpture
- (as modifier)a marble bust Related adjective: marmoreal
Derived forms of marblemarbled, adjectivemarbler, nounmarbly, adjective
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Other Idioms and Phrases with marble
see have all one's buttons (marbles).