HyperDic: corundum

English > 1 sense of the word corundum:
NOUNsubstancecorundum, corundomvery hard mineral used as an abrasive
corundum > pronunciation
Soundskerah'ndahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > corundum: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningVery hard mineral used as an abrasive.
Synonymcorundom
Narroweralumina, aluminum oxide, aluminium oxideAny of various forms of aluminum oxide occurring naturally as corundum
rubyA transparent deep red variety of corundum
sapphireA precious transparent stone of rich blue corundum valued as a gemstone
BroadermineralSolid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
Substance ofemeryA hard grey-black mineral consisting of corundum and either hematite or magnetite
Spanishcorindón, corundom
Catalancorindó, corundom

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict