a marking a , usually giving the name, date of death, etc., of the person buried there.
a stone marking a grave and usually inscribed with the name and dates of the person buried
late 14c., “stone over a grave;” c.1200, “stone coffin,” from grave (n.) + stone (n.).
[gruh-vet-ee-uh n] /grəˈvɛt i ən/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of an advanced Upper Paleolithic industry of Europe dating to c25,000 b.c. and characterized by straight, blunt-backed blades. /ɡrəˈvɛtɪən/ adjective 1. of, referring to, or characteristic of an Upper Palaeolithic culture, characterized esp by small pointed blades with blunt backs
noun 1. the nontechnical name for adipocere
- Graveyard orbit
noun 1. another name for dump orbit
noun 1. a work shift usually beginning at about midnight and continuing for about eight hours through the early morning hours. 2. those who work this shift. noun 1. (US) the working shift between midnight and morning noun phrase A working shift that begins at midnight or 2 AM (1907+)