jade

  1. a woman adulterer
  2. a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green
  3. an old or over-worked horse

jade

General term for the minerals nephrite and jadeite. Nephrite, from Turkestan, Siberia and the Far East, is hard and translucent, and 'rings' when struck. It ranges in colour from white (the highly prized 'mutton-fat jade') to various shades of brown and green ('spinach jade'), and has a greasy look when polished. Jadeite is rarer, harder and more e …...

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jade

[adj] - similar to the color of jade 2. [n] - a semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish
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Jade

(In topic `Web Development`) Vision Software`s application server
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JADE

Journal Abstracts Delivered Electronically
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Jade

Jade noun [ French, from Spanish jade , from piedra de ijada stone of the side, from ijada flank, side, pain in the side, the stone being so named because it was supposed to cure this pain. Spanish ijada is derived from Latin ilia flanks. Confer Iliac .] (...
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Jade

Jade transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Jaded ; present participle & verbal noun Jading .] 1. To treat like a jade; to spurn. [ Obsolete] Shak. 2. To make ridiculous and contemptible. [ Obsolete] ...
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Jade

Jade intransitive verb To become weary; to lose spirit. « They . . . fail, and jade , and tire in the prosecution.» South.
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jade

1. To treat like a jade; to spurn. ... 2. To make ridiculous and contemptible. 'I do now fool myself, to let imagination jade me.' (Shak) ... 3. To exhaust by overdriving or long-continued labour of any kind; to tire or wear out by severe or tedious tasks; to harass. 'The mind, once jaded by an attempt above its power, . . . Checks at any vigorous ...
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jade

jade-green adjective of something having the color of jade; especially varying from bluish green to yellowish green
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jade

nag noun an old or over-worked horse
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Jade

• (v. t.) To exhaust by overdriving or long-continued labor of any kind; to tire or wear out by severe or tedious tasks; to harass. • (v. t.) To treat like a jade; to spurn. • (n.) A young woman; -- generally so called in irony or slight contempt. • (n.) A disreputable or vicious woman; a wench; a quean; also, sometimes, a worth...
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jade

either of two tough, compact, typically green gemstones that take a high polish. Both minerals have been carved into jewelry, ornaments, small ... [7 related articles]
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Jade

Jade is old contemptous slang for an old woman.
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Jade

[given name] Jade is a given name derived from the ornamental stone jade, which is used in artwork and in jewellery making. The name is derived from the Spanish piedra de la ijada, which means `stone of the colic.` There was a belief that when jade was placed on the stomach, it could cure colic in babies. The stone is greatly valued in Asia...
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jade

jade, common name for either of two minerals used as gems. The rarer variety of jade is jadeite, a sodium aluminum silicate, NaAl(SiO3)2, usually white or green in color; the green variety is the more valuable. The commoner and less costly variety of jade is nephrite, a calcium magnesium iron silica...
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Jade

Jade is a compact, opaque gemstone ranging in colour from dark green to almost white. The term is applied to specimens cut from the minerals jadeite and nephrite.
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jade

Semi-precious stone consisting of either jadeite, NaAlSi2O6 (a pyroxene), or nephrite, Ca2(Mg,Fe)5Si8O22(OH,F )2 (an amphibole), ranging from colourless through shades of green to black...
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Jade

Jade (crystal) is a sacred stone in China, as it is known to be worn for promoting longevity and ensuring prosperity for future descendants. The Chinese would also carve butterfly images from jade, which was worn as a love-attracting pendant or given to another in hope of finding the one true love. Wear jade while or bury some in the garden as it h...
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jade

General term for the minerals nephrite and jadeite. Nephrite, from Turkestan, Siberia and the Far East, is hard and translucent, and rings when struck.
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Jade

[Gemeinde] Solo songs released by English singer Siouxsie. ...
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Jade

[Beyond Good & Evil] Jade is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the action-adventure video game Beyond Good & Evil. She is a photo-journalist, and was created by Ubisoft developer Michel Ancel, with the goal of creating a character resembling a real person, rather than a `sexy action woman.` In Beyond Good & Evil, she and her...
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JADE

[particle detector] JADE was a particle detector at the particle accelerator PETRA at DESY, Hamburg. It was operated from 1979 to 1986. JADE`s most important scientific achievement was the discovery of the gluon in three jet events. It also helped greatly in establishing quantum chromodynamics. JADE is an acronym for Japan, Deutschland, and...
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Jade

[river] The Jade is a 22 km long river in Lower Saxony, northwestern Germany. Its source is near Oldenburg, and it flows into the Jade Bight, a bay of the North Sea, near Varel. == Literature == ...
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