Meaning of monolithic


Pronunciation: (mon"u-lith'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a monolith.
  2. made of only one stone: a monolithic column.
  3. consisting of one piece; solid or unbroken: a boat with a monolithic hull.
  4. constructed of monoliths or huge blocks of stone: the monolithic monuments of the New Stone Age.
  5. characterized by massiveness, total uniformity, rigidity, invulnerability, etc.: a monolithic society.
  6. of or pertaining to an integrated circuit formed in a single chip.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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