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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 Arabic رُخام, مَرْمَر…
in Korean 대리석…
in Malaysian marmar, guli…
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 Vietnamese đá hoa, viên bi ve…
in Spanish mármol, canica…
in Portuguese mármore…
in Thai หินอ่อน, ลูกแก้ว…
in German der Marmor, Marmor-…, die Murmel…
in Catalan marbre…
in Japanese 大理石…
in Indonesian marmer, kelereng…
in Chinese (Simplified) 岩石, 大理石…
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