Definition of Zircon

1. Noun. A common mineral occurring in small crystals; chief source of zirconium; used as a refractory when opaque and as a gem when transparent.

Exact synonyms: Zirconium Silicate
Terms within: Atomic Number 40, Zirconium, Zr
Generic synonyms: Mineral
Specialized synonyms: Hyacinth, Jacinth, Jargon, Jargoon



Definition of Zircon

1. n. A mineral occurring in tetragonal crystals, usually of a brown or gray color. It consists of silica and zirconia. A red variety, used as a gem, is called hyacinth. Colorless, pale-yellow or smoky- brown varieties from Ceylon are called jargon.

2. n. A mineral occurring in tetragonal crystals, usually of a brown or gray color. It consists of silica and zirconia. A red variety, used as a gem, is called hyacinth. Colorless, pale-yellow or smoky- brown varieties from Ceylon are called jargon.

Definition of Zircon

1. Noun. A mineral occurring in tetragonal crystals, usually of a brown or grey colour and consisting of silica and zirconia. ¹

2. Noun. A crystal of zircon, sometimes used as a false gemstone. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Zircon

1. a mineral [n -S]

Medical Definition of Zircon

1. A mineral occurring in tetragonal crystals, usually of a brown or gray colour. It consists of silica and zirconia. A red variety, used as a gem, is called hyacinth. Colourless, pale-yellow or smoky-brown varieties from Ceylon are called jargon. Zircon syenite, a coarse-grained syenite containing zircon crystals and often also elaeolite. It is largely developed in Southern Norway. Origin: F, the same word as jargon. See Jargon a variety of zircon. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Zircon

ziprasidone
zips
ziptop
ziram
zirams
zircalloy
zircalloys
zircaloid
zircaloy
zircaloys
zirco-
zircofluoride
zircofluorides
zircoloid
zircoloy
zircon (current term)
zircona
zirconate
zirconates
zirconation
zirconia
zirconian
zirconias
zirconic
zirconic acid
zirconiferous
zirconite
zirconites
zirconium
zirconium dioxide

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