Definitions for GEMdʒɛm
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
gemdʒɛm(n.; v.)gemmed, gem•ming.
(n.)a mineral, pearl, or other natural substance valued for its rarity or inherent beauty.
something prized because of its beauty or worth.
a person held in great esteem or affection.
(v.t.)to adorn with gems.
Origin of gem:
1275–1325; ME gemme < OF < L gemma bud, jewel
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
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a valuable stone, cut for use in jewelry
a necklace covered in gems
a special person or thing
a gem of an idea
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
Gem is a city in Thomas County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 88.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A breakfast muffin. With the newly married, syn. for "a precious stone."
Translations for GEM
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a precious stone especially when cut into a particular shape, eg for a ring or necklace.
- جَوْهَرَه، حَجَر كَريمArabic
- скъпоцeнен камъкBulgarian
- gemaPortuguese (BR)
- der EdelsteinGerman
- πολύτιμος λίθοςGreek
- gema, piedra preciosaSpanish
- gemm, vääriskiviEstonian
- pierre précieuseFrench
- אֶבֶן יְקָרָהHebrew
- drágakő, ékkőHungarian
- batu muliaIndonesian
- gimsteinn, skrautsteinnIcelandic
- gemma, pietra preziosaItalian
- (특히 깎아서 다듬은) 보석, 보옥Korean
- kamień szlachetnyPolish
- pedra preciosaPortuguese
- gemă, piatră preţioasăRomanian
- драгоценный каменьRussian
- dragi kamenSerbian
- ädelsten, juvelSwedish
- kıymetli taşTurkish
- 寶石Chinese (Trad.)
- قیمتی نگینہUrdu
- 宝石Chinese (Simp.)
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