[ UK /mˈɑːbə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈmɑɹbəɫ/ ]
  1. paint or stain like marble
    marble paper
  1. a sculpture carved from marble
  2. a hard crystalline metamorphic rock that takes a high polish; used for sculpture and as building material
  3. a small ball of glass that is used in various games
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How To Use marble In A Sentence

  • Marcus Aurelius's hair stands energetically up, a nimbus of corkscrewing locks, not a bit like the conventional signs for hair that plaster so many Roman marble crania. The Forever City
  • An almost seam free marble floor can be inlaid with tracery, borders, natural mosaics and other patterns in an infinite number of ways.
  • The clock stands on an oval marble base, enclosed by a glass dome.
  • More than 70 marble, bronze, terracotta and plaster busts and life-size sculptures are on display together for the first time in nearly two centuries.
  • Their feet clattered over the faux marble floor past the reference desk towards the closet.
  • Interrupted by just the squat Marble Mountains, we sit insignificantly at the hub of a huge disc of sand curving to every horizon, beneath a dome of stars and the ghostly light of a thin crescent moon.
  • On either side of the white marble fireplace were swan-necked gas lamps that still worked. Times, Sunday Times
  • Poitiers, dedicated to the queen of Clothaire I. -- who afterwards took the veil, and was distinguished for her piety -- there is shown on a white marble slab a well-defined footmark, which is called "Le pas de Roman Mosaics Or, Studies in Rome and Its Neighbourhood
  • You are on a globe that looks like a crystal ball or a marble in a light bed of cotton wool.Sentencedict
  • Typical appliances rested on a long line of marble counters surrounding an island in the middle of the room.
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