HyperDic: sapphire

English > 4 senses of the word sapphire:
NOUNsubstancesapphirea precious transparent stone of rich blue corundum valued as a gemstone
possessionsapphirea transparent piece of sapphire that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
attributesapphire, azure, cerulean, lazuline, sky-bluea light shade of blue
ADJECTIVEallsapphireof something having the color of a blue sapphire
sapphire > pronunciation
Soundssae'fayer
Rhymesacquire ... wire: 63 rhymes with ayer...
English > sapphire: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf something having the color of a blue sapphire.
Example"sapphire eyes"
BroaderchromaticBeing or having or characterized by hue
Nounssapphirea light shade of blue
English > sapphire: 4 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA precious transparent stone of rich blue corundum valued as a gemstone.
Narrowerstar sapphireA sapphire that when cut shows a starlike figure / figure in reflected light because of its crystalline structure
Broadercorundom, corundumVery hard mineral used as an abrasive
transparent gemA gemstone having the property of transmitting light without serious diffusion
Spanishzafiro
Catalansafir
Adjectivessapphirinemade of or resembling sapphire
English > sapphire: 4 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningA transparent piece of sapphire 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
English > sapphire: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA light shade of blue.
Synonymsazure, cerulean, lazuline, sky-blue
Broaderblue, bluenessBlue color or pigment
Spanishazul celeste, azul, azur, celeste, cerúleo, lazuline, zafiro, záfiro
Catalanatzur, blau cel, ceruli, lazuline, safir
Adjectivessapphireof something having the color of a blue sapphire

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