Pearl

A lamp with a frosted, translucent envelope, giving a softer more diffuse light.

Pearl

A pearl is a hard object produced within the soft tissue (specifically the mantle) of a living shelled mollusk. Just like the shell of a clam, a pearl is made up of calcium carbonate in minute crystalline form, which has been deposited in concentric layers. The ideal pearl is perfectly round and smooth, but many other shapes of pearls (baroque pea...
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pearl

Smooth, round, shiny, organic object composed mainly of calcium carbonate found in the shells of some mollusks. Not to be confused with mother-of-pearl.
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Pearl

(from the article `English literature`) ...poems called Patience and Purity (or Cleanness), and an elegiac dream vision known as Pearl, all miraculously preserved in a single manuscript ...
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pearl

(purl) a smooth lustrous deposit found in certain mollusks, valued as a gem. something resembling this structure, either because of being round and hard or because of being considered valuable. a rounded mass of tough sputum, as seen in the early stages of an attack of asthma. ...
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pearl

[adj] - relating to or resembling or made of or adorned with pearls or mother-of-pearl 2. [n] - a smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster 3. [v] - gather pearls, from oysters in the ocean
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Pearl

• (n.) A capsule of gelatin or similar substance containing some liquid for medicinal application, as ether. • (n.) Nacre, or mother-of-pearl. • (v. t.) To set or adorn with pearls, or with mother-of-pearl. Used also figuratively. • (n.) A shelly concretion, usually rounded, and having a brilliant luster, with varying tints, fou...
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pearl

noun a smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster; much valued as a jewel
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pearl

(color) perla, color perla
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Pearl

[color] The color pearl is a pale tint of off-white. It is a representation of the average color of a pearl.{dubious|date=October 2011} The first recorded use of pearl as a color name in English was in 1604. ==Pearl in human culture== Interior Design Religion ...
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Pearl

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Pearl

[given name] Pearl is a primarily feminine given name derived from the English word pearl, a hard, roundish object produced within the soft tissue of a living, shelled mollusk. Pearls are commonly used in jewelry-making. The pearl is the birthstone for the month of June. Pearls have been associated with innocence and modesty. Because it com...
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Pearl

[literary magazine] Pearl is an American literary journal founded by Joan Jobe Smith in 1974. Currently Pearl releases an annual fiction issue and an annual poetry issue as well as hosting an annual poetry prize. It is currently edited by Joan Jobe Smith, Marilyn Johnson, and Barbara Hauk. ==Contributors to the journal have included== == Se...
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Pearl

[poem] Pearl (Middle English: Perle) is a late 14th-century Middle English poem by an unknown author. With elements of medieval allegory and dream vision genre, the poem is written in a North-West Midlands variety of Middle English and highly—though not consistently—alliterative; there is a complex system of stanza linking and other sty...
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Pearl

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PEARL

[programming language] PEARL, or Process and Experiment Automation Realtime Language, is a computer programming language designed for multitasking and real-time programming. Being a high-level language, it is fairly cross-platform. Since 1977, the language has been going under several standardization steps by the Deutsches Institut für Nor...
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Pearl

[radio play] Pearl is a 1978 radio play by award-winning English playwright John Arden. Set in England in the 1640s, the play concerns a young Irish political operative named Pearl, who, with playwright Tom Backhouse, attempts to sway the political climate in favor of the British Parliament, as part of a plan to achieve Irish sovereignty. =...
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Pearl

Pearl adjective Of or pertaining to pearl or pearls; made of pearls, or of mother-of-pearl.
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Pearl

Pearl intransitive verb 1. To resemble pearl or pearls. 2. To give or hunt for pearls; as, to go pearling .
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Pearl

Pearl noun A fringe or border. [ Obsolete] -- transitive verb To fringe; to border. [ Obsolete] See Purl . Pearl stitch . See Purl stitch , under Purl .
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Pearl

Pearl transitive verb 1. To set or adorn with pearls, or with mother-of-pearl. Used also figuratively. 2. To cause to resemble pearls; to make into small round grains; as, to pearl barley.
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pearl

1. <marine biology, zoology> A shelly concretion, usually rounded, and having a brilliant luster, with varying tints, found in the mantle, or between the mantle and shell, of certain bivalve mollusks, especially in the pearl oysters and river mussels, and sometimes in certain univalves. It is usually due to a secretion of shelly substance aro...
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Pearl

A natural gemstone formed when a oyster is irritated by a substance that gets into its shell. If the irritation is a naturally occurring grain of sand, it is an Oriental pearl. If it is produced by purposefully inserting a mother-of-pearl bead, a cultured pearl is formed. A pearl that forms attached to the shell is a blister pearl, while a pearl th...
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Pearl

A natural gemstone formed when a oyster is irritated by a substance that gets into its shell. If the irritation is a naturally occurring grain of sand, it is an Oriental pearl. If it is produced by purposefully inserting a mother-of-pearl bead, a cultured pearl is formed.
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Pearl

A natural pearl by definition, whereas cultured pearls should be referred to as ‘cultured pearl` However, as cultured pearls now make up over 95% of world pearl production, it has become common to use the term ‘pearl` to refer to cultured pearls.
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