HyperDic: opal

English > 1 sense of the word opal:
NOUNsubstanceopala translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color
opal > pronunciation
Soundsow'pahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > opal: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color; some varieties are used as gemstones.
Narrowerblack opalA dark colored opal with internal reflections of green or red
fire opal, girasolAn opal with flaming orange and yellow and red colors
harlequin opalA reddish opal with small patches of brilliant color
BroadermineralSolid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
opaque gemA gemstone that is opaque
Spanishópalo
Catalanòpal
Verbsopalizereplace or convert into opal
opalizemake opalescent

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