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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: lapidary (0.01077 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to lapidary.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: lapidary lapidary adj : of or relating to precious stones or the art of working with them; “the ring is of no lapidary value”- Lord Byron; “lapidary art” 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: lapidist]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Lapidary 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. [1913 Webster] 2. A virtuoso skilled in gems or precious stones; a connoisseur of lapidary work. [1913 Webster] 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 polishing. [1913 Webster] 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, lapidary ornamentation. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to monumental inscriptions; as, lapidary adulation. [1913 Webster] Lapidary style, that style which is proper for monumental and other inscriptions; terse; sententious. [1913 Webster]

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