Meaning of granite
Pronunciation: (gran'it), [key]
- a coarse-grained igneous rock composed chiefly of orthoclase and albite feldspars and of quartz, usually with lesser amounts of one or more other minerals, as mica, hornblende, or augite.
- anything compared to this rock in great hardness, firmness, or durability.
Pronunciation: (gran"i-tā', grä"ni- Fr. gra-nē-tā'), [key]
— n. French Cookery.
- ice (def. 4).
- granite (Thesaurus)