Definition of Gemstone

1. Noun. A crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry. "She had jewels made of all the rarest stones"

Exact synonyms: Gem, Stone
Group relationships: Jewellery, Jewelry
Specialized synonyms: Cabochon, Opaque Gem, Transparent Gem
Generic synonyms: Crystal



Definition of Gemstone

1. Noun. a gem, usually made of minerals. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gemstone

1. a precious stone [n -S]

Gemstone Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gemstone

gemology
gemony
gemoot
gemot
gemote
gemotes
gemots
gempylid
gems
gemsbok
gemsboks
gemsbuck
gemsbucks
gemshorn
gemshorns
gemstone (current term)
gemstones
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gemul
gemutlich
gemutlichkeit
gemutlichkeits
gen
gen X
gena
genal
genal glands
genappe
genappes
genas

Literary usage of Gemstone

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Personal Finance by Robert S. Rosefsky (2001)
"gemstoneS The most popular gemstone speculations have been in diamonds, rubies, emeralds, and sapphires. gemstones are as unique as snowflakes. ..."

2. Dot Com Disclosures: Information about Online Advertisingedited by Barry Leonard edited by Barry Leonard (2000)
"Do not use ultrasonic cleaners or harsh solvents to clean your gemstone. Also, do not expose your gemstone to sudden, extreme changes in temperature. ..."

3. Overview of the Third Text Retrieval Conference (Trec-3) edited by D. K. Harmon (1996)
"In the end we decided not to store TSA structures internally within GemStone but to use GemStone to manage TSA locations within documents. ..."

4. Economic Mineralogy: A Practical Guide to the Study of Useful Minerals by Thomas Crook (1921)
"Olivine of value as a gemstone has also been obtained from the basalts of Toowomba Range in Queensland, Australia, where it occurs in pieces usually of not- ..."

5. The Metal Objects (1952-1989) by Isabelle K. Raubitschek (1998)
"This Munich gem is dated in the 1st century BC Another gemstone in Munich, a1so dated in the 1st century BC, and considered Roman, ..."

6. Readers' Theater, Grade 2 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Evan-Moor (DST), Ginny Hall, Don Robison (2003)
"... steep rock face emerald: a very valuable and beautiful green gemstone found in Brazil palm: a tall tropical tree with a long, bare trunk and large ..."

7. History: Chronology 1: Second Edition by Anatoly Fomenko (2007)
"A straightforward comparison of the description of the "enthroned person" with a gemstone (we are told that it "had the appearance of jasper and car- ..."

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