HyperDic: obelisk

English > 2 senses of the word obelisk:
NOUNartifactobeliska stone pillar having a rectangular cross section tapering towards a pyramidal top
communicationobelisk, daggera character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote
English > obelisk: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA stone pillar having a rectangular cross section tapering towards a pyramidal top.
InstancesWashington MonumentA stone obelisk built in Washington in 1884 to honor George Washington
Broadercolumn, pillarA vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument)
Spanishobelisco
Catalanobelisc
English > obelisk: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote.
Synonymdagger
Broadercharacter, graph, grapheme, graphic symbolA written symbol that is used to represent speech
Spanishobelisco
Catalanobelisc

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