Associations to the word «Obelisk»

Pictures for the word «Obelisk»

Wiktionary

OBELISK, noun. A tall, square, tapered, stone monolith topped with a pyramidal point, frequently used as a monument.
OBELISK, noun. (printing) The dagger sign (†), especially when used as a reference mark.

Dictionary definition

OBELISK, noun. A stone pillar having a rectangular cross section tapering towards a pyramidal top.
OBELISK, noun. A character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King