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Noun: granite  gra-nit
  1. Plutonic igneous rock having visibly crystalline texture; generally composed of feldspar and mica and quartz
     
  2. Something having the quality of granite (unyielding firmness)
    "a man of granite"

Derived forms: granites

Type of: batholite, batholith, firmness, pluton, plutonic rock, steadiness

Encyclopedia: Granite, Oregon