HyperDic: gem

English > 5 senses of the word gem:
NOUNartifactgem, treasureart highly prized for its beauty or perfection
substancegem, gemstone, stonea crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry
person gem, jewela person who is as brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry
foodgem, muffina sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan
artifactgem, jewel, precious stonea precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
gem > pronunciation
Soundsjheh'm
RhymesAm / AM ... stem: 21 rhymes with ehm...
English > gem: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningart highly prized for its beauty or perfection.
Synonymtreasure
Broaderart, fine artThe products of human creativity
Spanishjoya, tesoro
Catalanjoia, tresor
English > gem: 5 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry.
Example"he had the gem set in a ring for his wife"
Synonymsgemstone, stone
Part ofjewelry, jewelleryAn adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)
NarrowercabochonA highly polished gem that is cut convexly but without facets
opaque gemA gemstone that is opaque
transparent gemA gemstone having the property of transmitting light without serious diffusion
BroadercrystalA solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure
Spanishgema, joya, piedra preciosa
Catalangemma, pedra preciosa
English > gem: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person who is as brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry.
Synonymjewel
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishjoya
English > gem: 5 senses > noun 4, food
MeaningA sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan.
Synonymmuffin
Narrowerbran muffinmuffin containing bran
corn muffincornbread muffin
popoverlight hollow muffin made of a puff batter (individual Yorkshire pudding) baked in a deep muffin cup
Broaderquick breadbreads made with a leavening agent that permits immediate baking
Spanishmuffin
Catalanmuffin
English > gem: 5 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry.
Synonymsjewel, precious stone
Narrowercrown jewelA precious stone that is a valuable part of a sovereign's regalia
diamondA transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
emeraldA transparent piece of emerald that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
pearlA smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster
rubyA transparent piece of ruby that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
sapphireA transparent piece of sapphire that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
solitaireA gem (usually a diamond) in a setting by itself
Broaderjewelry, jewelleryAn adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)
Spanishalhaja, gema, joya, piedra preciosa, rubí
Catalangemma, joia, pedra preciosa

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