HyperDic: gemstone

English > 1 sense of the word gemstone:
NOUNsubstancegemstone, gem, stonea crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry
gemstone > pronunciation
Soundsjheh'mstow.n
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > gemstone: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry.
Synonymsgem, 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
Adjectiveslapidaryof or relating to precious stones or the art of working with them

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