Definition of Transparent gem

1. Noun. A gemstone having the property of transmitting light without serious diffusion.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transparent Gem

transorbital
transorbital leukotomy
transorbital lobotomy
transorbitals
transosseous venography
transovarial transmission
transpacific
transpadane
transpalatine
transparence
transparences
transparencies
transparency
transparent
transparent dentin
transparent gem (current term)
transparent quartz
transparent septum
transparent substance
transparent ulcer of the cornea
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transparentized
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transparentness
transparietal
transpartisan

Literary usage of Transparent gem

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1. The Bible Hand-book: An Introduction to the Study of Sacred Scripture by Joseph Angus (1873)
"13 '' Sapphire, a transparent gem, generally sky-blue, and very hard; hence the floor of the throne of God in heaven is compared to it, Exod. xxiv. ..."

2. A View of Nature: In Letters to a Traveller Among the Alps by Richard Joseph Sullivan (1794)
"... carnelian, sarda, or sardius, all name sof the same stone; onyx, an undetermined transparent gem ; sardonyx, a semi-transparent gem, which partakes of ..."

3. Key to the Revelation: In Thirty-eight Lectures, Taking the Whole Book in Course by Ethan Smith (1837)
"The second, a sapphire; a transparent gem, of pure blue, and some of deep azure, second in value to the diamond, and the second gem in the breast-plate of ..."

4. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1877)
"Yet when this brilliant transparent gem is examined with a high power and strong light, the whole mass may be seen to be filled with long acicular crystals ..."

5. The Gem-cutter's Craft by Leopold Claremont (1906)
"... 'HE chrysoberyl is a beautiful transparent gem stone occurring in different shades of green, yellow, and brown. The green and brown specimens are ..."

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