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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Rubies(0.23222 detik)
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English → English (WordNet)
adj : having any of numerous bright or strong colors reminiscent
of the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
[syn: red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine,
cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby-red,
n 1: a transparent piece of ruby that has been cut and polished
and is valued as a precious gem
2: a transparent deep red variety of corundum; used as a
gemstone and in lasers
3: a deep and vivid red [syn: crimson, deep red]
English → English (gcide)
Ruby \Ru"by\, n.; pl. Rubies. [F. rubis (cf. Pr. robi), LL.
rubinus, robinus, fr. L. rubeus red, reddish, akin to ruber.
See Rouge, red.]
1. (Min.) A precious stone of a carmine red color, sometimes
verging to violet, or intermediate between carmine and
hyacinth red. It is a red crystallized variety of
Note: Besides the true or Oriental ruby above defined, there
are the balas ruby, or ruby spinel, a red variety of
spinel, and the rock ruby, a red variety of garnet.
Of rubies, sapphires, and pearles white.
2. The color of a ruby; carmine red; a red tint.
The natural ruby of your cheeks. --Shak.
3. That which has the color of the ruby, as red wine. Hence,
a red blain or carbuncle.
4. (Print.) See Agate, n., 2. [Eng.]
5. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of South American humming birds of
the genus Clytol[ae]ma. The males have a ruby-colored
throat or breast.
Ruby of arsenic, Ruby of sulphur (Chem.), a glassy
substance of a red color and a variable composition, but
always consisting chiefly of the disulphide of arsenic; --
called also ruby sulphur.
Ruby of zinc (Min.), zinc sulphide; the mineral zinc blende
Ruby silver (Min.), red silver. See under Red.