see: by no means
- Not carved in stone
adjective phrase (also not cast in concrete) Not having ultimate and permanent authority; able to be altered: It’s a good policy, but it’s neither carved in stone nor set in concrete [1970s+; fr the carved stone tablets of the Decalogue]
[noch] /nɒtʃ/ noun 1. an angular or V -shaped cut, indentation, or slit in an object, surface, or edge. 2. a cut or nick made in a stick or other object for record, as in keeping a tally. 3. New England and Upstate New York. a deep, narrow opening or pass between mountains; gap; defile. […]
noun 1. a person who was born in the U.S. between 1917 and 1921 and as a retiree received lower cost-of-living increases in Social Security than others after Congress readjusted Social Security benefits in 1977. noun phrase A person born between 1917 and 1921, and who is said to receive less of Social Security benefits […]
[noch-bak] /ˈnɒtʃˌbæk/ noun 1. a style of back for an automobile in which there is a sharp vertical drop-off from the roof line to the trunk. 2. an automobile having such a back.