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keystone - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'keystone' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Keystone [ n.]
- The central or topmost stone of an arch. This in some styles is made different in size from the other voussoirs, or projects, or is decorated with carving. See Illust. of Arch.

Meaning of 'keystone' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . keystone [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a central cohesive source of support and stability
Example in sentence:
  • faith is his anchor;
  • he is the linchpin of this firm;
  • the keystone of campaign reform was the ban on soft money