HyperDic: pendent

English > 3 senses of the word pendent:
ADJECTIVEallpendent, pendant, dependentheld from above
NOUNartifactpendent, pendantan adornment that hangs from a piece of jewelry (necklace or earring)
artifactpendent, chandelier, pendantbranched lighting fixture
English > pendent: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHeld from above.
Synonymspendant, dependent
Broadersupportedheld up or having the weight borne especially from below
Spanishcolgante, suspenso
Catalanpenjant, suspès
English > pendent: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn adornment that hangs from a piece of jewelry (necklace or earring).
Synonympendant
Part ofnecklacejewelry consisting of a cord or chain (often bearing gems / gems) worn about the neck as an ornament (especially by women)
pendant earring, drop earring, eardropAn earring with a pendant ornament
Narrowerlavaliere, lavalier, lavalliereJeweled pendant worn on a chain around the neck
BroaderadornmentA decoration of color / color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
Spanishcolgante, pinjante
Catalanpenjoll
English > pendent: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningbranched lighting fixture; often ornate; hangs from the ceiling.
Synonymschandelier, pendant
Broaderlighting fixtureA fixture providing artificial light
Spanishalmenara, araña de luces, araña, lámpara de araña, lucerna
Catalanaranya, pendant, pendent

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