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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: lapidary(0.01077 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to lapidary.
English → English (WordNet)
adj : of or relating to precious stones or the art of working with
them; “the ring is of no lapidary value”- Lord Byron;
n 1: an expert on precious stones and the art of cutting and
engraving them [syn: lapidarist]
2: a skilled worker who cuts and engraves precious stones [syn:
English → English (gcide)
Lapidary \Lap"i*da*ry\, n.; pl. Lapidaries. [L. lapidarius,
fr. lapidarius pertaining to stone: cf. F. lapidaire.]
1. An artificer who cuts, polishes, and engraves precious
stones; hence, a dealer in precious stones.
2. A virtuoso skilled in gems or precious stones; a
connoisseur of lapidary work.
Lapidary's lathe, Lapidary's mill, Lapidary's wheel, a
machine consisting essentially of a revolving lap on a
vertical spindle, used by a lapidary for grinding and
Lapidary \Lap"i*da*ry\, a. [L. lapidarius pertaining to stone:
cf. F. lapidaire.]
1. Of or pertaining to the art of cutting stones, or
engraving on stones, either gems or monuments; as,
2. Of or pertaining to monumental inscriptions; as, lapidary
Lapidary style, that style which is proper for monumental
and other inscriptions; terse; sententious.