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mon·o·lith·ic

 (mŏn′ə-lĭth′ĭk)
adj.
1. Constituting a monolith: a monolithic sculpture.
2. Massive, solid, and uniform: the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture.
3. Constituting or acting as a single, often rigid, uniform whole: a monolithic worldwide movement.

mon′o·lith′i·cal·ly adv.

monolithic

(ˌmɒnəˈlɪθɪk)
adj
1. of, relating to, or like a monolith
2. characterized by hugeness, impenetrability, or intractability: a monolithic government.
3. (Electronics) electronics (of an integrated circuit) having all components manufactured into or on top of a single chip of silicon. See hybrid6
ˌmonoˈlithically adv

mon•o•lith•ic

(ˌmɒn əˈlɪθ ɪk)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a monolith.
2. consisting of one piece; solid or unbroken.
3. characterized by massiveness, total uniformity, rigidity, invulnerability, etc.: a monolithic society.
4. of or pertaining to an integrated circuit formed in a single chip.
[1815–25]
mon`o•lith′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.monolithic - imposing in size or bulk or soliditymonolithic - imposing in size or bulk or solidity; "massive oak doors"; "Moore's massive sculptures"; "the monolithic proportions of Stalinist architecture"; "a monumental scale"
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"
2.monolithic - characterized by massiveness and rigidity and total uniformitymonolithic - characterized by massiveness and rigidity and total uniformity; "a monolithic society"; "a monolithic worldwide movement"
undiversified - not diversified

monolithic

adjective
1. inflexible, rigid, impenetrable, intractable, unchanging, immovable, hidebound, unbending, fossilized an authoritarian and monolithic system
Translations

monolithic

[ˌmɒnəʊˈlɪθɪk] ADJmonolítico

monolithic

[ˌmɒnəˈlɪθɪk] adj [organization, system] → monolithique
an authoritarian and monolithic system → un système autoritaire et monolithique

monolithic

adj (lit)monolithisch; (fig)gigantisch, riesig

monolithic

[ˈmɒnəʊˌlɪθik] adj (also) (fig) → monolitico/a
References in classic literature ?
On the left, the monolithic trapezium, firm, dense, bristling, of the University; on the right, the vast semicircle of the Town, much more intermixed with gardens and monuments.
27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monolithic Power Systems (MPS) (Nasdaq: MPWR), a leading fabless manufacturer of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, announced today the release of the MP2953, the industry's first fully-programmable controller specifically designed for Information/Communications and cloud based systems including server core, memory, storage and any DC/DC application where efficiency maximization is critical.
Nasdaq:SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, today announced the expansion of the company's monolithic CMOS power amplifier (PA) family to include the Si4300T, a triband PA for GSM/GPRS cellular applications.
Monolithic Power Systems (MPS) (Nasdaq:MPWR) is now shipping the MP7722, an ultra compact 2 x 20W Class D audio amplifier.
18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Monolithic Power Systems (MPS) (Nasdaq: MPWR), a leading fabless manufacturer of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, announced today its DC-DC regulators, modules, and PMIC solutions support all supply rails in several LSI SandForce SF3700 flash controller family reference designs.
Monolithic Power Systems (MPS) (Nasdaq:MPWR) introduces the MP2309 and MP2307 23V synchronous step-down regulators.
For instance, Italy High School's Gladiator Coliseum in the Monolithic Dome Institute's backyard purchased a 20-ton HVAC system for its main hall rather than the traditional 80-ton required for the space.
Materials, integration and technology for monolithic instruments; proceedings.
Called the "DuraTrap AT" filter, it is based on an aluminum titanate composition and has a monolithic structure.
They were expensive, monolithic systems, but they worked.
Sunnyvale, CA 8/26/05; Los Angeles, CA 8/26/05 -- Dionex has acquired the SWIFF monolithic liquid chromatography (LC) media products, intellectual property, technology and related assets from Teledyne Isco for an undisclosed amount.
Courtrooms are typically located at the centre of the building, while support spaces and circulation radiate outward, thus obscuring the courtrooms as figures of the judicial process in essentially monolithic forms.