Definition of 'marble'
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He has poured paint into glass baubles to marble the insides. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The 97 rooms are reached via the lift or a marvellous staircase flanked by marble columns. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I would have preferred a white marble fireplace. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Designers hope to use the existing brass plaques and marble centre stone. The Sun (2009)Inside its marble staircase had completely collapsed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Over the marble fireplace there were the official framed documents granting the college its coat of arms. Seminary Boy (2006)Marble really does rock at the moment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is a heart sculpture in marble chips. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is just a shame his career has drifted since departing the marble halls. The Sun (2006)Arab companies provided the stone and the marble. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)Gwendolen ran around the head of the marble staircase and stood herself in front of him. CHARMED LIFE (1977)The marble slab in my office reminds me of that. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Another feature of the room is the original marble fireplace. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Both of them are as rock solid as marble. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There was a glass marble at the top of the bottle which was much prized as marbles were at a premium. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)When she glanced down she found a flight of broad stairs, a flow of white marble between walls of grey mist. A Time of War (1993)The exterior is covered in pink, white and green marble; the interior is more stark. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The hotel is a sight to behold, with acres of Italian marble now covering the old town house. The Sun (2016)Beautiful limestone and marble have been used to great effect in the 24 swish suites, some with terraces and their own pools. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In a few years audiences may once again attend performances here; the theatre is undergoing restoration with specially cut marble brought from Naxos. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'marble'
British English: marble /ˈmɑːbl/ NOUN
Marble is a very hard rock used, for example, to make statues and fireplaces.
...classical marble statues.
- American English: marble
- Arabic: رُخَامٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: mármore
- Chinese: 大理石
- Croatian: mramor
- Czech: mramor
- Danish: marmor
- Dutch: marmer
- European Spanish: mármol
- Finnish: marmori
- French: marbre
- German: Marmor
- Greek: μάρμαρο
- Italian: marmo
- Japanese: 大理石
- Korean: 대리석
- Norwegian: marmor
- Polish: marmur
- European Portuguese: mármore
- Romanian: marmură
- Russian: мрамор
- Spanish: mármol
- Swedish: marmor
- Thai: หินอ่อน
- Turkish: mermer
- Ukrainian: мармур
- Vietnamese: đá cẩm thạch
Definition of marble from the Collins English Dictionary
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