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marble

noun uk   /ˈmɑː.bl̩/ us    /ˈmɑːr-/

marble noun (ROCK)

[U] a type of very hard rock that has a pattern of lines going through it, feels cold, and can be polished to become smooth and shiny: a marble floor/statue

marble noun (GLASS BALL)

[C] a small ball, usually made of coloured or transparent glass, that is used in children's gamesmarbles [U] a children's game in which small, round glass balls are rolled along the floor
Translations of “marble”
in Korean 대리석…
in Arabic رُخام, مَرْمَر…
in French (de/en) marbre, bille…
in Turkish mermer…
in Italian marmo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 岩石, 大理石…
in Russian мрамор…
in Polish marmur…
in Spanish mármol, canica…
in Portuguese mármore…
in German der Marmor, Marmor-…, die Murmel…
in Catalan marbre…
in Japanese 大理石…
in Chinese (Simplified) 岩石, 大理石…
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