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- n. Obsolete form of grail.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See grail, a dish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See grail.
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The designers had their first breakthrough in the 1910s with a technique known as "graal," allowing for ghostly variations in color by cutting through layers of tinted glass, which are then covered in clear crystal.
The graal pieces are a stark contrast to Gate's and Hald's later engraved, clear crystal vases and urns, which created an international market for Swedish glass.
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Jus liek Fronsh guards in Montee Piithn adn teh wholly graal?
Popular Mechanics | The 10 most prophetic sci-fi movies ever O filme de FC perfeito é o santo graal dos cinéfilos amantes de ficção científica.
BBC | Warming opens northwest passage A passagem do noroeste foi um mítico graal dos navegadores, interessados numa rota circumpolar directa entre o Atlântico e o Pacífico.
A fusão nuclear é o santo graal da energia: sabemos que é possível é assim que o sol gera energia mas até agora tem sido de obtenção elusiva - daí o multinacional e multimilionário ITER, que irá construir em Cadarache aquele que agora é o segundo reactor de fusão nuclear do mundo.
If Dan Brown had done his homework he would have found that when the Grail first appeared in twelfth century French romance literature it was simply "un graal," a rather pagan-like plate for serving food that had some magical properties.
This is based on the idea that the original French sangraal, which is usually taken as san graal Holy Grail, should properly be rendered as sang real—the royal blood, which they took to mean a bloodline.
Alain Féral has pointed out that, if these are joined up with an ‘M’ shape on the floorplan of the church, their initials spell graal.15