art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
gem, gemstone, stone(noun)
a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry
"he had the gem set in a ring for his wife"; "she had jewels made of all the rarest stones"
a person who is as brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry
a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan
jewel, gem, precious stone(noun)
a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
A precious stone, usually of substantial monetary value or prized for its beauty or shine.
any precious or highly valued thing or person
She's an absolute gem.
a gemma or leaf-bud
a type of geometrid moth, Orthonama obstipata
A package containing programs or libraries for the Ruby programming language.
To adorn with, or as if with, gems.
A native or resident of the American state of Idaho.
Origin: ġimm, from gemma; refashioned in Middle English under the influence of Old French gemme
a precious stone of any kind, as the ruby, emerald, topaz, sapphire, beryl, spinel, etc., especially when cut and polished for ornament; a jewel
anything of small size, or expressed within brief limits, which is regarded as a gem on account of its beauty or value, as a small picture, a verse of poetry, a witty or wise saying
to put forth in the form of buds
to adorn with gems or precious stones
to embellish or adorn, as with gems; as, a foliage gemmed with dewdrops
Origin: [OE. gemme precious stone, F. gemme, fr. L. gemma a precious stone, bud.]
Gem is a city in Thomas County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 88.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jem, n. any precious stone, esp. when cut: anything extremely valuable or attractive, a treasure.—v.t. (obs.) to bud: to adorn with gems: to bespangle:—pr.p. gem′ming; pa.p. gemmed.—ns. Gem′-cut′ting, the art of cutting and polishing precious stones; Gem′-engrav′ing, the art of engraving figures on gems.—adj. Gem′meous, pertaining to gems.—n. Gem′mery, gems generally.—adj. Gem′my, full of gems, brilliant. [A.S. gim; Old High Ger. gimma—L. gemma, a bud.]
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A breakfast muffin. With the newly married, syn. for "a precious stone."
The numerical value of GEM in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of GEM in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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Translations for GEM
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- скъпоценен камъкBulgarian
- gemmaCatalan, Valencian
- drahokam, klenotCzech
- ædelsten, perleDanish
- Edelstein, Juwel, Kleinod, SchmuckstückGerman
- alhaja, joya, piedra preciosa, gemaSpanish
- pierre précieuse, joyauFrench
- neamhnaidScottish Gaelic
- पत्थर, रत्न, मणिHindi
- ékkő, drágakőHungarian
- ակ, գոհար, թանկարժեք քար, ակնArmenian
- chicca, gemma, perla, pietra preziosaItalian
- ძვირფასი ქვაGeorgian
- 寶石, 보석Korean
- jauhar, permataMalay
- edelsten, edelsteinNorwegian
- edelsteinNorwegian Nynorsk
- klejnot, skarb, kamień szlachetnyPolish
- غمیPashto, Pushto
- pedra preciosa, gemaPortuguese
- nestemată, giuvaier, gemă, piatră prețioasăRomanian
- драгоценность, жемчужина, драгоценный камень, самоцветRussian
- dragulj, драгуљSerbo-Croatian
- juvel, ädelstenSwedish
- самоцвіт, дорогоцінний каміньUkrainian
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