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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: obelisk (0.00817 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to obelisk.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: obelisk tugu
English → English (WordNet) Definition: obelisk obelisk n 1: a stone pillar having a rectangular cross section tapering towards a pyramidal top 2: a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote [syn: dagger]
English → English (gcide) Definition: obelisk obelisk \ob"e*lisk\ ([o^]b"[e^]*l[i^]sk), n. [L. obeliscus, Gr. 'obeli`skos, dim. of 'obelo`s a spit, a pointed pillar: cf. F. ob['e]lisque.] 1. An upright, four-sided pillar, gradually tapering as it rises, and terminating in a pyramid called pyramidion. It is ordinarily monolithic. Egyptian obelisks are commonly covered with hieroglyphic writing from top to bottom. [1913 Webster] 2. (Print.) A mark of reference; -- called also dagger [[dagger]]. See Dagger, n., 2. [1913 Webster] Dagger \Dag"ger\ (-g[~e]r), n. [Cf. OE. daggen to pierce, F. daguer. See Dag a dagger.] 1. A short weapon used for stabbing. This is the general term: cf. Poniard, Stiletto, Bowie knife, Dirk, Misericorde, Anlace. [1913 Webster] 2. (Print.) A mark of reference in the form of a dagger [[dagger]]. It is the second in order when more than one reference occurs on a page; -- called also obelisk. [1913 Webster] Dagger moth (Zo["o]l.), any moth of the genus Apatalea. The larv[ae] are often destructive to the foliage of fruit trees, etc. Dagger of lath, the wooden weapon given to the Vice in the old Moralities. --Shak. Double dagger, a mark of reference [[dag]] which comes next in order after the dagger. To look daggers, or To speak daggers, to look or speak fiercely or reproachfully. [1913 Webster]


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