HyperDic: feldspar

English > 1 sense of the word feldspar:
NOUNsubstancefeldspar, felsparany of a group of hard crystalline minerals that consist of aluminum silicates of potassium or sodium or calcium or barium
feldspar > pronunciation
Soundsfeh'ldspaa.r
RhymesAdar ... Zanzibar: 81 rhymes with aar...
English > feldspar: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny of a group of hard crystalline minerals that consist of aluminum silicates of potassium or sodium or calcium or barium.
Synonymfelspar
NarrowermoonstoneA transparent or translucent gemstone with a pearly luster
orthoclaseA white or colored monoclinic feldspar
plagioclase, oligoclaseAny of a series of triclinic feldspars that form rocks
BroadersparAny of various nonmetallic minerals (calcite or feldspar) that are light in color and transparent or translucent and cleavable
Substancessilicon, Si, atomic number 14A tetravalent nonmetallic element
Spanishfeldespato
Catalanfeldspat

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