Definition of Brilliant pebble
1. Noun. A code name for a small computerized heat-seeking missile that was supposed to intercept and destroy enemy missiles.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Brilliant Pebble
Literary usage of Brilliant pebble
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Europe in Africa in the Nineteenth Century by Elizabeth Wormeley Latimer (1895)
"One day, on a farm in the northern part of Cape Colony, in 1867, a child was observed to be playing with a remarkably brilliant pebble, which a trader, ..."
2. South Africa (the Cape Colony, Natal, Orange Free State, South African by George McCall Theal (1905)
"One day in 1867 a child on a farm in the north of the Cape Colony was observed to be playing with a remarkably brilliant pebble, which a trader, ..."
3. South Africa, Past and Present: An Account of Its History, Politics and by Violet Rosa Markham (1900)
"He noticed one of the children was playing with a brilliant pebble, which excited his curiosity. The pebble was sent to Grahamstown, and proved to be a ..."
4. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1842)
"... stretches down to the shore, where a sandy beach glowing in all the richness of a morning sun, glitters with many a shell and brilliant pebble,—that, ..."
5. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1876)
"... places for a moment his great toe upon the little gem, and a moment later quietly transfers the brilliant pebble into his mouth, or under his wool, ..."