[ US /ˈkæpˌstoʊn/ ]
[ UK /kˈæpstəʊn/ ]
[ UK /kˈæpstəʊn/ ]
- a stone that forms the top of wall or building
- a final touch; a crowning achievement; a culmination
How To Use capstone In A Sentence
- When we reached the spot they had turned, we could see that a carved capstone had been rolled into place behind them.
- But one fateful night, she forgot to replace the capstone on the sacred spring.
- The Capstone, in reply,caught this ray of hyperintense energy within its crystal array—so that the beam remained in place, giving the impression that the Pyramid was nowconnected to the Sun by a superlong and perfectly straight ray of glowing white energy. Seven Deadly Wonders
- The largest block recorded is the capstone of the tomb at Browneshill, County Carlow, Ireland, estimated to weigh 100 tonnes.
- A stronger, but less obvious, line of chaos runs from ward to ward through the cupridium cables within the white ceramic casings set under the capstones of the wall, cables that link each cube with the next. The Magi'i Of Cyador
- Roofs could be of horizontal capstones to make the so-called dolmens, or of oversailing courses of slabs, which are known as corbelled vaults.
- There is a very real need to relate the concepts of capstone courses and experiential learning.
- In such cases bands, columns, lintels, sills, jambs, quoins, water tables, medallions, capstones, and copings were wrought of the stone quite often repeating the coloration of the stone used in the steps or foundation.
- Three pairs of the large stones were topped by lintel stones, but the others were missing the capstones they had once supported, which now lay scattered about the circle, some intact, others broken.
- Parallel double rows of eight to twelve much taller Latte pillars topped by separate capstones are all that is left of what must have been huge structures throughout the archipelago.