any of the stones composing the foundation of a building.
a stone laid at a ceremony to mark the foundation of a new building
- Foundation subjects
plural noun 1. (Brit, education) the subjects studied as part of the National Curriculum, including the compulsory core subjects
[foun-der] /ˈfaʊn dər/ noun 1. a person who or establishes. [foun-der] /ˈfaʊn dər/ verb (used without object) 1. (of a ship, boat, etc.) to fill with water and sink. 2. to fall or sink down, as buildings, ground, etc.: Built on a former lake bed, the building has foundered nearly ten feet. 3. to become […]
[found] /faʊnd/ verb 1. simple past tense and past participle of . 2. equipped, outfitted, or furnished: He bought a new boat, fully found. adjective 3. British. provided or furnished without additional charge, as to a tenant; included within the price, rent, etc. (often used postpositively): Room to let, laundry found. noun 4. something that […]
noun, Biology. 1. the accumulation of random genetic changes in an isolated population as a result of its proliferation from only a few parent colonizers.