aquamarine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n aquamarine a shade of blue tinged with green
    • n aquamarine a transparent variety of beryl that is blue green in color
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Aquamarine (Min) A transparent, pale green variety of beryl, used as a gem. See Beryl.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n aquamarine A transparent variety of beryl of a bluish or seagreen tint, used as a gem.
    • n aquamarine A bluish-green color resembling that of the finest beryl.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Aquamarine ā′kwa-ma-rēn′ the beryl
    • adj Aquamarine bluish-green, sea-coloured
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Usage

In literature:

Calm, almost as a lake, sapphire here, and here with the tints of the aquamarine.
"The Blue Lagoon" by H. de Vere Stacpoole
It had been chrysoprase, then it turned to aquamarine, and that to the bright full green of an emerald.
"A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains" by Isabella L. Bird
Peachy was at the height of her blonde bloom; all pearl and gold, all rose and aquamarine.
"Angel Island" by Inez Haynes Gillmore
The large beryl mentioned by Mr. Kunz in the Mineral Resources for 1883 and 1884 has afforded the finest aquamarine of American origin known.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 598, June 18, 1887" by Various
Aquamarine was the most valuable stone offered.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
Very effective combinations of the aquamarine and blue species with the yellow may be recommended.
"Scientific American Supplement No. 822" by Various
At Stoneham, Maine, about $1,500 worth of fine aquamarine has been found, which was cut into gems.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 810, July 11, 1891" by Various
She was in extremely low evening-dress of an aquamarine shade, flowered with gold.
"The Kingdom Round the Corner" by Coningsby Dawson
Bluish-green beryl (aquamarine) is usually of a pale transparent green or blue green (almost a pure pale blue is also found).
"A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public" by Frank Bertram Wade
The glimpse was like stepping from a dark dream into the center of an aquamarine nightmare.
"Peter the Brazen" by George F. Worts
He had a head rather like Shakespeare's, and eyes like aquamarines with a light burning behind them.
"The Lightning Conductor Discovers America" by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
Dirk sat at a port and watched the aquatic life as it was illuminated by the powerful aquamarine searchlights.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930" by Various
The crook is set with precious stones, rubies, turquoises, aquamarine, and lapis lazuli.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
Topaz and aquamarine occur in hollows in the granite of the Mournes.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6" by Various
St. Austell shone white in the aquamarine dusk, and darkness wrapped the dreary country beyond Truro.
"Carnival" by Compton Mackenzie
The gem-gravels of Ceylon contain aquamarine.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
Instead of the soft aquamarine hue, relieved with purest white, a dull dirty brown now imbued the waters.
"Sketches in Canada, and rambles among the red men" by Anna Brownell Jameson
The mountains took on vivid aquamarine blue and imperial purple, shading into palest pink, as they faced towards the light or away from it.
"Down Under With the Prince" by Everard Cotes
The other type is the more familiar aquamarine window glass still to be found in 18th-century houses.
"The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia" by C. Malcolm Watkins
Wine-red, aquamarine, pearl-white, and pale gold they gleamed and nodded from slender stems.
"Everyday Adventures" by Samuel Scoville
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In news:

Sterling Silver Necklace with Aquamarine Pendant.
Sterling Silver Necklace is just stunning with the Aquamarine Pendant and it's available on deep discount today.
The fact that I showed up at the Beaucatcher Cinema to review Aquamarine seemed to cause the staff some amusement and even disbelief.
Sterling Silver Necklace with Aquamarine Pendant .
As is to be expected, the French earned plaudits for what Britain's Telegraph described as "elegant" aquamarine polo shirts.
Rising eight feet above a fibrous, palmlike, olive-green base, this succulent's petals are of an unearthly green-to-aquamarine shade.
Carlos and Peggy Steffens ' pool didn't resemble most of the aquamarine tanks that dotted Danville.
Sterling Silver Necklace with Aquamarine Pendant.
Sterling Silver Necklace is just stunning with the Aquamarine Pendant and it's available on deep discount today.
Bergdorfgoodman.com) for an icy splash of aquamarine.
The Dom Pedro aquamarine's long and winding path to the Smithsonian.
The world's largest cut aquamarine gem will soon go on display in its new home at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.
Smithsonian to unveil largest aquamarine gem .
The world's largest cut aquamarine gem will soon go on display in its new home at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington.
Largest known cut Aquamarine on display.
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