Jasper

Jasper, a form of chalcedony, is an opaque, impure variety of silica, usually red, yellow, brown or green in color; and rarely blue. The common red color is due to iron(III) inclusions in what is basically a chert. The mineral breaks with a smooth surface and is used for ornamentation or as a gemstone. It can be highly polished and is used for vas...
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JasPer

JasPer, a project to create a reference implementation of the codec specified in the JPEG-2000 Part-1 standard (i.e. ISO/IEC 15444-1), started in 1997 at Image Power Inc. and at the University of British Columbia. It consists of a C library and some sample applications useful for testing the codec. The license changed in early 2004 to an MIT Licen...
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jasper

[n] - an opaque form of quartz
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Jasper

• (n.) An opaque, impure variety of quartz, of red, yellow, and other dull colors, breaking with a smooth surface. It admits of a high polish, and is used for vases, seals, snuff boxes, etc. When the colors are in stripes or bands, it is called striped / banded jasper. The Egyptian pebble is a brownish yellow jasper.Jasper: words in the defini...
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jasper

<chemical> An opaque, impure variety of quartz, of red, yellow, and other dull colours, breaking with a smooth surface. It admits of a high polish, and is used for vases, seals, snuff boxes, etc. When the colours are in stripes or bands, it is called striped or banded jasper. The Egyptian pebble is a brownish yellow jasper. Jasper opal, a yel...
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Jasper

[name] Jasper is a given name. It is a variation of the Persian Kaspar. According to church tradition Casper (from the Persian `Gaspar` meaning `treasurer or treasure bringer` ) is the name of one of the `Three Kings`, who presented Christ gifts. Casper gave frankincense. The name Gaspar or Caspar, along with the names of the other two lege...
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Jasper

Jas'per noun [ Middle English jaspre , jaspe , Old French jaspre , jaspe , French jaspe , Latin iaspis , Greek ...; confer Persian yashp , yashf , Arabic yashb , yasb , yasf , Hebrew yāshpheh . Confer ...
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jasper

A red variety of chert , its color coming from minute particles of included hematite.
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Jasper

A variety of colored chert, typically red or green and often found in association with iron ores. Ja
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Jasper

city, seat (1824) of Walker county, northwestern Alabama, U.S., about 40 miles (65 km) northwest of Birmingham. Settled in 1815, it was named for ...
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Jasper

county, southern South Carolina, U.S. It is bounded to the west by the Savannah River border with Georgia. The county`s short southern coast along ...
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Jasper

Jasper is a Greek name for boys and girls. The meaning is `treasurer` The name Jasper is most commonly given to Flemish boys. Jasper is at number 22 in the top 50 of Flemish boys (average of 10 years data) Although in most countries Jasper is a name given to boys. In the United States, 1 out of 42 Jasper`s are girls. The name sounds like: Esbern, O...
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Jasper

Jasper is an impure, opaque, cryptocrystalline variety of quartz that takes a high polish and was formerly used for vases, seals, snuffboxes, etc and is now used as a gemstone. Jasper is less hard than flint and common quartz and is usually stained by impurities and occurs in various colours, such as red, green, yellow, and blue. When the colours a...
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Jasper

Jasper is British slang for a wasp.
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Jasper

Jasper, city (1990 pop. 13,553), seat of Walker co., NW central Ala.; inc. 1889. Jasper is a trade and processing center in a coal and timber area. There is agriculture and the manufacture of sporting goods and furniture, as well as bottling and poultry processing.
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jasper

jasper, opaque, impure cryptocrystalline quartz, usually red, but also yellow, green, and grayish blue. It is used as a gem. Ribbon jasper has the colors in stripes.
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jasper

opaque, fine-grained or dense variety of the silica mineral chert that exhibits various colours, but chiefly brick red to brownish red. It owes its ... [1 related articles]
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jasper

to marble; to speckle
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Jasper

unincorporated place, western Alberta, Canada. It lies at the confluence of the Athabasca and Miette rivers, near the British Columbia border, and ...
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