ivory

Hard, dentine tissue from the tusks of elephants and other mammals. From the earliest times ivory was used in China for carvings and in Japan for netsuke figures, as a base for miniature paintings and for decoration. In the West, ivory has been used for ornaments, jewellery and furniture. Its use declined in the 15thC but interest was revived in th …...

ivory

[n] - a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses
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Ivory

The tooth of an animal used as a material in making decorative items. In Nothern Europe the tusks of wild boar were used.
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Ivory

I'vo·ry (ī'vo*rȳ) noun ; plural Ivories . [ Middle English ivori , French ivoire , from Latin eboreus made of ivory, from ebur , eboris , ivory, confer Sanskrit ibha elephant. Confer Eburnean .] 1. The hard, whit...
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ivory

1. The hard, white, opaque, fine-grained substance constituting the tusks of the elephant. It is a variety of dentine, characterised by the minuteness and close arrangement of the tubes, as also by their double flexure. It is used in manufacturing articles of ornament or utility. ... Ivory is the name commercially given not only to the substance co...
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Ivory

• (n.) Any carving executed in ivory. • (n.) The tusks themselves of the elephant, etc. • (n.) The hard, white, opaque, fine-grained substance constituting the tusks of the elephant. It is a variety of dentine, characterized by the minuteness and close arrangement of the tubes, as also by their double flexure. It is used in manufactu...
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ivory

variety of dentin of which the tusk of the elephant is composed, prized for its beauty, durability, and suitability for carving. The tusk is the ... [21 related articles]
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Ivory

Ivory is a English girl name. The meaning of the name is `Hard, White Substance` Where is it used? The name Ivory is mainly used In English. Ivory doesn`t appear In 2007`s top-1000 name list.The last time Ivory appeared In the top-1000 was 88 years ago, In 1920. It ranked #974 In that year. . 1910 was a `top year` for the name Ivory. (Based on...
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ivory

ivory, type of dentin present only in the tusks of the elephant. Ivory historically has been obtained mainly from Africa, where elephant tusks are larger than they are in Asia, the second major source, and much dead ivory was taken from remains of extinct mammoths found in Canada, Alaska, and Siberi...
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Ivory

Ivory is the osseous matter of the tusks of the elephant, and of the teeth or tusks of the hippopotamus, walrus, and narwhal. Ivory is esteemed for its beautiful white or cream colour, its hardness, the fineness of its grain, and its susceptibility of a high polish. That of the African elephant is most esteemed by the manufacturer for its density a...
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ivory

Hard white substance of which the teeth and tusks of certain mammals are made. Among the most valuable are elephants' tusks, which are of unusual hardness and density. Ivory is used in carving and other decorative work, and is so valuable that poachers continue to illegally destroy the remaining ...
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ivory

Hard, dentine tissue from the tusks of elephants and other mammals. From the earliest times ivory was used in China for carvings and in Japan for netsuke figures, as a base for miniature paintings and for decoration. In the West, ivory has been used for ornaments, jewellery and furniture. Its use declined in the 15thC but interest was revived in th...
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Ivory

[color] The first recorded use of ivory as a color name in English was in 1385. The color `ivory` was included as one of the X11 colors when they were formulated in 1987. ==Ivory in nature== Plants Birds ...
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Ivory

[disambiguation] Ivory is a substance found in the teeth and tusks of animals such as elephants. Ivory may also refer to: ==People== ==Other uses== ...
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Ivory

[soap] `Ivory` is a personal care brand created by the Procter & Gamble Company (P&G), including varieties of a white and mildly scented bar soap, that became famous for its pure content and for floating in water. Over the years, the bar soap has been altered into other varieties. ==History== As one of P&G`s older products (first sold in 18...
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Ivory

[wrestler] Lisa Mary Moretti (born November 26, 1961) is a retired American professional wrestler and former WWE Diva. She is best known for her appearances with World Wrestling Entertainment (previously the World Wrestling Federation) between 1999 and 2005 under the ring name Ivory. Moretti, however, began her career in the Gorgeous Ladies...
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Ivory

Ivory is a hard, white material, derived from the tusks and teeth of animals, that is used in art or manufacturing. It consists of dentine, a tissue that is similar to bone. It has been important since ancient times for making a range of items, from ivory carvings to false teeth, fans, and dominoes. Elephant ivory has been the most important sourc...
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Ivory

Sheets of ivory about 1/16 in (1.5 mm) thick or less are considered the standard support for the min
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Ivory

the hard creamy-white material that composes an elephant or walrus
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Ivory

[mango] The Ivory, also called the jingu ivory, is a mango cultivar from China. It is named for its resemblance to a young elephant`s tusk due to its long, thin shape. It has thin skin, smooth skin. The flesh contains very few fibres, and constitutes approximately 82 percent of the fruit. It was first introduced into Yunnan, China from Thai...
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ivory

(color) marfil
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