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The capstone is the highest rock or mount of a structure. Often they have "doorways", the capstone would lock or wedge the rest of the rocks tightly together, giving strength, much like a wedge, when driven into a tight spot. The reverse side of a dollar bill denotes a single "eye" as the capstone of the pyramid, (also called a Pyramidion-stone). In an arch, the capstone, or sometimes called the keystone, holds the arch together. Sedimentary, volcanic, plutonic, metamorphic rock types of North America. ... Look up Mount in Wiktionary, the free dictionary The word mount (from the Latin mons, mountain or hill) has many meanings: A mount is a Riding animal, i. ... The structure of a thing is how the parts of it relate to each other, how it is put together. This contrast with process, which is how the thing works; but process requires a viable structure. ... Look up strength in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The term wedge can refer to any one of the following things: In mechanics, a simple machine used to separate two objects, or portions of objects, through the application of force is often called a wedge. ... A dollar bill can be of various kinds of currency: Federal Reserve dollar bill (modern U.S. currency) United States note (historic U.S. currency) Silver certificate (historic U.S. currency) Gold certificate (historic U.S. currency) Canada dollar (Canadian currency) Australian dollar (Australian currency) New Zealand dollar (New Zealand... Geometric shape created by connecting a polygonal base to an apex For other versions including architectural Pyramids, see Pyramid (disambiguation). ... In archaeological parlance, a pyramidion is the uppermost piece, or capstone, of an Egyptian pyramid. ... Isometric view of a typical arch a complete idiot is a curved structure capable of spanning a space while supporting significant weight (e. ... In architecture, a keystone is the stone at the top of an arch. ...


An American stonehenge Georgia Guidestones has a capstone, atop all the other languages/stones, written in ancient languages. On each side of the capstone a different language is written including Sanskrit, Classical Greek, Egyptian Hieroglyphs and Babylonian cuneiform. These languages signify the past as the parent of the modern age. Stonehenge Stonehenge is a Neolithic and Bronze Age megalithic monument located near Avebury in the English county of Wiltshire, about 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Salisbury. ... The Georgia Guidestones are a huge granite monument located on a hilltop in Elbert County, Georgia. ... Sanskrit ( संस्कृतम्) is an Indo-European classical language of India and a liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. ... The History of Greece extends back to the arrival of the Greeks in Europe some time before 1500 BC, even though there has only been an independent state called Greece since Turkey, Italy and Libya. ... A hieroglyph is one part of an ideographic writing system that is often found carved in stone. ... Babylonia was an ancient state in Iraq), combining the territories of Sumer and Akkad. ... The cuneiform script is one of the earliest known forms of written expression. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Seven Ancient Wonders - The Book

In a book by Matthew Reilly, Seven Ancient Wonders, the Capstone to the Great Pyramid features magical powers. In the book, the capstone was broken up into seven pieces that were spread around the world, hidden in the Seven Ancient Wonders (hence the name of the book). Note: this book is entirely fiction.


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Capstone Software is the name of a defunct software company, generally known for making low-quality licensed games. Capstone Software is a Florida based video game subsidery of IntraCorp. ...


Capstone is also a defunct Christian rock band from Montreal.


Capstone- A term used by California State University, Monterey Bay for an undergraduate senior thesis. California State University, Monterey Bay, in the California State University system, is located in the city of Seaside, California, on the Monterey Peninsula. ...


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Capstone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (224 words)
The capstone is the highest rock or mount of a structure.
Often they have "doorways", the capstone would lock or wedge the rest of the rocks tightly together, giving strength, much like a wedge, when driven into a tight spot.
In an arch, the capstone, or sometimes called the keystone, holds the arch together.
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