Definition of Capstones

1. Noun. (plural of capstone) ¹



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Definition of Capstones

1. capstone [n] - See also: capstone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Capstones

capslock
capslocks
capsomer
capsomere
capsomeres
capsomers
capsorubin
capsquare
capsquares
capstan
capstan screw
capstan screws
capstans
capstern
capstone
capstones (current term)
capsula
capsula adiposa renis
capsula articularis
capsula articularis cricoarytenoidea
capsula articularis cricothyroidea
capsula cordis
capsula externa
capsula extrema
capsula fibrosa
capsula fibrosa glandulae thyroideae
capsula fibrosa perivascularis
capsula fibrosa renis
capsula glomeruli

Literary usage of Capstones

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1. Archaeologia Cambrensis by Cambrian Archaeological Association, Thomas Rowland Powel, Donald Moore (1874)
"In the dolmen of Esse the number of chambers seems to correspond with the number of capstones ; and supposing that the chambers were successively added on, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"It had four supporta on each side, two at one end (the other end forming tho entrance), and two largo capstones. The length had been about 20 feet, ..."

3. On Some Pahlavī Inscriptions in South India by Arthur Coke Burnell (1873)
"Around the two just mentioned are several others, without capstones and otherwise damaged ; and to the south-west of them, there crop through the sand ..."

4. The Operating Engineer's Catechism of Steam Engineering by Michael H. Gornston (1922)
"Brick and dressed stone foundations usually require capstones to make a good ... capstones are usually granite and vary in thickness from 8 to 24 inches. ..."

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