Definition of Chatoyance

1. Noun. chatoyancy ¹



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Definition of Chatoyance

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chatoyance

chatelains
chatelet
chatelets
chatellanies
chatellany
chatfest
chatfests
chatkalite
chatless
chatline
chatlines
chatlog
chatlogs
chaton
chatons
chatoyance (current term)
chatoyances
chatoyancies
chatoyancy
chatoyant
chatoyants
chatoyment
chatroom
chatrooms
chats
chats up
chatshow
chatshows
chatspeak

Literary usage of Chatoyance

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

1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1904)
"... whereby a peculiar chatoyance has been developed. Excellent examples of this structure may be seen in the Scottish Mineral Collection in the Edinburgh ..."

2. Mineralogy: An Introduction to the Scientific Study of Minerals by Sir Henry A Miers, Henry A[lexander] Miers (1902)
"Some of the Ceylonese stones show a beautiful chatoyance, and are much prized as gems; the most remarkable are those known as " cat's- eye " ; owing to the ..."

3. The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art by Canadian Institute (1849-1914) (1860)
"In some directions, a slight chatoyance is observable. Datolite.—Chiefly pale green or colourless, in botryoidal and fibrous masses, and in monoclinic ..."

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