(1) Here the caged stone is simply a uniform external layer, but its monolithic appearance will be eventually transformed by vegetation implanted within it.(2) The phrase suggests a monolithic entity with a single purpose.(3) According to Novak, the building's final design will have the sleek, monolithic look of a tall office tower.(4) His commenters show the typically depressing blogger mindset of treating us journalists like a monolithic social block that all behave the same way.(5) It was still dark outside, though thin tendrils of light were warming the horizon, shining an eerie glow on the monolithic buildings to the south.(6) The vanguard is there already in the monolithic casino that dominates the harbour area, where the ferries from Hong Kong disgorge their passengers.(7) The ephemeral nature of Emmanuel's installation, which acts as a memorial, made a striking contrast with the 1970s monolithic Monument.(8) A market, not being a monolithic institution, does not have a single set of goals against which one can compare its performance.(9) Industrial buildings tend to be large, monolithic , brown, bulky, and not subtle.(10) It should be ugly, vast and monolithic , crude after the bewitching vagaries of the old town, but instead is a streamlined example of aesthetic integration, beautiful in its own right.(11) This 1980-81 piece is his last monolithic sculpture and his last to be of a single material.(12) It has also prevented historic palaces, forts, pavilions and gardens from being demolished and replaced with monolithic , monothematic facilities.(13) With the movement against a monolithic world-economic system, people can once again see the enemy more clearly.(14) The west side of the building is nearly monolithic , appearing impregnable, with ribbon windows and a sheer precipice of craggy stone.(15) His invention of the monolithic integrated circuit, the microchip, some 45 years ago laid the conceptual and technical foundation for the entire field of modern micro-electronics.(16) It's a gargantuan, tightly-squeezed settlement of 16-lane roads, subway stations with 12 exits and looming, monolithic tower apartment blocks.