HyperDic: ruby

English > 4 senses of the word ruby:
NOUNpossessionrubya transparent piece of ruby that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
substancerubya transparent deep red variety of corundum
attributeruby, crimson, deep reda deep and vivid red color
ADJECTIVEallruby, red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby-red, scarletof a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange)
ruby > pronunciation
Soundsruw'biy
Rhymesab / Ab / AB ... zombie: 62 rhymes with biy...
English > ruby: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.
Synonymsred, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby-red, scarlet
BroaderchromaticBeing or having or characterized by hue
Spanishcarmesí, carmín, cereza, colorado, encarnado, escarlata, grana, rojizo, rojo, rubescente
Catalancarmesí, carmí, cirera, encarnat, escarlata, grana, groc, rogenc, roig, taronja, vermell, vermellenc, vermellós
English > ruby: 4 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA transparent piece of ruby that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem.
Broaderjewel, gem, precious stoneA precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
Spanishrubí
Catalanrobí
English > ruby: 4 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA transparent deep red variety of corundum; used as a gemstone and in lasers.
Broadercorundom, corundumVery hard mineral used as an abrasive
transparent gemA gemstone having the property of transmitting light without serious diffusion
Spanishrubí
Catalanrobí
English > ruby: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA deep and vivid red color.
Synonymscrimson, deep red
Broaderred, rednessRed color or pigment
Spanishcarmesí, carmín
Catalancarmesí
Verbsrubifymake ruby red

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