emerald

One of the rarest and most valuable precious stones, depending on highly variable quality. Emeralds range in colour from pale to dark green, the most valuable being dark green with brilliance and clarity. Flawless stones are extremely rare.

Emerald

Emerald is a gemstone and a variety of the mineral beryl (Be3Al2(SiO3)6) colored green by trace amounts of chromium and sometimes vanadium. Beryl has a hardness of 7.5–8 on the Mohs scale. Most emeralds are highly included, so their toughness (resistance to breakage) is classified as generally poor. ==Etymology== The word `Emerald` is derived .....
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emerald

[n] - a green transparent form of beryl 2. [n] - a transparent piece of emerald that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem 3. [n] - the green color of an emerald
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Emerald

• (n.) A kind of type, in size between minion and nonpare/l. It is used by English printers. • (a.) Of a rich green color, like that of the emerald. • (n.) A precious stone of a rich green color, a variety of beryl. See Beryl.
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emerald

noun the green color of an emerald
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Emerald

[mango] The Emerald mango is a named mango cultivar that originated in southwest Florida. == History == Emerald was selected in Pine Island, Florida due to its excellent eating qualities and heavy production. It was named a 2010 Curator`s Choice mango for the 2010 mango festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. == Description == The fr...
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Emerald

[programming language] Emerald is a distributed, object-oriented programming language developed in the 1980s by Andrew P. Black, Norman C. Hutchinson, Eric B. Jul, and Henry M. Levy, in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Washington. A simple Emerald program can create an object and move it around the system: Emerald was...
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Emerald

Em'er·ald adjective Of a rich green color, like that of the emerald. ' Emerald meadows.' Byron. Emerald fish (Zoology) , a fish of the Gulf of Mexico ( Gobionellus oceanicus ), remarkable for the brilliant green and blue color of the base of the tongue; -- whenc...
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Emerald

Em'er·ald noun [ Middle English emeraude , Old French esmeraude , esmeralde , French émeraude , Latin smaragdus , from Greek ...; confer ...kr. marakata .] 1. (Min.) A precious stone of a rich green color, a variety of beryl. See Beryl
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Emerald

A gemstone of the beryl family, fine emeralds are among the most valuable gemstones. Unlike most gemstones, flaws (called inclusions by gemologists )are quite common in emeralds, so they lower the value much less than with other precious stones such a diamonds. The most highly prized emeralds are mined in Columbia. A valuable emerald will be a brig...
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Emerald

A gemstone of the beryl family, fine emeralds are among the most valuable gemstones. Unlike most gemstones, flaws (called inclusions by gemologists) are quite common in emeralds, so they lower the value much less than with other precious stones such a diamonds. The most highly prized emeralds are mined in Columbia. A valuable emerald will be a brig...
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emerald

A hard, green compound of beryl that is coloured by chromium and vanadium impurities. Emeralds are commonly included or flawed, and therefore frequently oiled, irradiated or dyed to enhance their colour. Emeralds may also be synthetically created in a laboratory. Emeralds have a hardness of about 7.5 on the Mohs Scale
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emerald

a precious stone of bright green color
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Emerald

An emerald is a rare and precious gemstone that is semi transparent and has a bright green colour. They have been mined for over 3000 years and are one of the classic big 4 gem stones of the world.
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Emerald

Beryl
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emerald

Clear, green gemstone variety of the mineral beryl. It occurs naturally in Colombia, the Ural Mountains in Russia, Zimbabwe, and Australia. The green colour is caused by the presence of the element chromium in the beryl
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Emerald

Emerald is a green precious stone variety of the mineral beryl. While pure beryl is colourless, the green of the emerald comes from various impurities in the stone. Brazilian emeralds usually contain calcite or pyrite, South African and Russian emeralds usually contain mica.
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Emerald

Emerald is a Spanish name for boys and girls. The meaning is `precious gemstone` The name Emerald is most commonly given to American girls. Although in most countries Emerald is a name given to girls. In the United States, 1 out of 32 Emerald`s are boys. What do they use in other countries? Emeraude The name sounds like: Amarilla, Amarilis See also...
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emerald

emerald, the green variety of beryl, of which aquamarine is the blue variety. Chemically, it is a beryllium-aluminum silicate whose color is due to small quantities of chromium compounds. The emerald was highly esteemed in antiquity; the stones were used for ornaments in early Egypt where some of th...
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emerald

grass-green variety of beryl (q.v.) that is highly valued as a gemstone. The name comes indirectly from the Greek smaragdos, a name that seems to ... [3 related articles]
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Emerald

HMS Emerald was a British cruiser of 7550 tons displacement of the Emerald Class designed in 1918 and launched in 1920 that saw action during the Second World War. HMS Emerald was armed with seven 6-inch 50 calibre guns; five 4-inch anti-aircraft guns; four 3-pounder guns; nine smaller guns and sixteen 21-inch torpedo tubes arranged in four quadrup...
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emerald

Of a rich green colour, like that of the emerald. 'Emerald meadows.' Emerald fish See Zaratite. ... 1. <chemical> A precious stone of a rich green colour, a variety of beryl. See Beryl. ... 2. A kind of type, in size between minion and nonparel. It is used by English printers. ... This line is printed in the type called emerald. ... Origin: O...
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emerald

One of the rarest and most valuable precious stones, depending on highly variable quality. Emeralds range in colour from pale to dark green, the most valuable being dark green with brilliance and clarity. Flawless stones are extremely rare.
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Emerald

The green germ variety of beryl ,One of the most highly prized gemstones.
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Emerald

town, central Queensland, Australia, on the Nogoa River, at the junction of the Capricorn and Gregory highways, 172 miles (276 km) west of ...
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