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marbles, plural;
  1. Stain or streak (something) so that it looks like variegated marble
    • - the low stone walls were marbled with moss and lichen
  1. A hard crystalline metamorphic form of limestone, typically white with mottlings or streaks of color, that is capable of taking a polish and is used in sculpture and architecture

  2. Used in similes and comparisons with reference to the smoothness, hardness, or color of marble
    • - her shoulders were as white as marble
  3. A marble sculpture

  4. A small ball of colored glass or similar material used as a toy

  5. A game in which such balls are rolled along the ground

  6. One's mental faculties
    • - I thought she'd lost her marbles, asking a question like that

  1. paint or stain like marble; "marble paper"
  2. a hard crystalline metamorphic rock that takes a high polish; used for sculpture and as building material
  3. a small ball of glass that is used in various games
  4. a sculpture carved from marble
  5. (marbles) a children's game played with little balls made of a hard substance (as glass)
  6. (marbles) wits: the basic human power of intelligent thought and perception; "he used his wits to get ahead"; "I was scared out of my wits"; "he still had all his marbles and was in full possession of a lively mind"
  7. marble is a Japanese musical duo, originally named The Student's and formed in 1999. The members, Micco and Tatsuya Kikuchi, met and became friends while they were both enrolled in music school. Kikuchi was the main musical support for Micco at that time, who was acting as a solo artist. ...
  8. MARBLE is the 36th studio album released by the jazz fusion group Casiopea in 2004.
  9. Marble cheese is a combination of orange and white cheese curd. A common incorrect assumption is that it is a combination of cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese, when in fact it is entirely cheddar cheese.
  10. Marble is a virtual globe that allows you to choose among the Earth, the Moon, Venus, Mars and other planets. ...
  11. Faux painting or Faux finishing are terms used to describe a wide range of decorative painting techniques. ...
  12. Marble is a city in Itasca County, Minnesota, USA. The population was 695 at the 2000 census.
  13. A rock of crystalline limestone; A small spherical ball of rock, glass, ceramic or metal used in children's games; To cause (something to have) the streaked or swirled appearance of certain types of marble, for example by mixing viscous ingredients incompletely, or by applying paint or other ...
  14. (Marbled) Paper decorated with an imitation marble pattern.
  15. (Marbled (paper)) In a vat containing water and gum tragacanth (binder for dry pastels), the paper-maker pours inks which spread and form patterns. With a stick and a comb, he steers and deforms them until the desired effect is obtained. ...
  16. (Marbled) A cheese made with orange and white curds pressed together.
  17. (Marbled) A texture that involves a body color with contrasting highlight flecks on the surface. These flecks give the garment a heather-like appearance.
  18. (Marbled) An attractive feature found mainly in Sycamore but can occur in other light coloured timbers. It appears in many forms and colours as light and dark variegated streaks.
  19. (Marbled) An intricate design created by dipping paper in a glutinous wash and then swirling colors across the surface. Used for front covers, endpapers or even page edges.
  20. (Marbled) Fabric that has been colored in a marbled way, like the endpages of old books. The process of marbling involves floating oil-based paints on a water surface.
  21. (Marbled) The endpapers of a book or edges of a text block have been treated to resemble to coloration of marble.
  22. (Marbled) The process of decoration by placing  paper on water with colouring, producing 'swirling' patterns, now often machine printed
  23. (marbled) an irregularly patterned combination of translucent colors; used to describe plastics but not hard rubber
  24. (Marbles) Bits of rubber scrubbed off of tires while cornering. These small balls collect on the outside of the turn, and if a car goes wide (into the marbles, or "the gray", referring to the lighter appearance of an area covered with marbles), then much adhesion is lost. ...
  25. (Marbles) Loose pieces of rubber or debris above the upper groove on the racetrack.