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  1. bortnoun

    Poor quality diamond, used for industrial cutting or abrasion; a poorly crystallized diamond.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bortnoun

    imperfectly crystallized or coarse diamonds, or fragments made in cutting good diamonds which are reduced to powder and used in lapidary work


  1. Bort

    Bort or boart is a term used in the diamond industry to refer to shards of non-gem-grade/quality diamonds. In the manufacturing and heavy industries, "bort" is used to describe dark, imperfectly formed/crystallized diamonds of varying levels of opacity. The lowest grade, "crushing bort", is crushed by steel mortars and used to make industrial-grade abrasive grits. Small bort crystals are used in drill bits. The Democratic Republic of the Congo provides 75% of the world supply of crushing bort.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bort

    bort, n. diamond-dust. [Fr.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. bort

    The name given to a long fishing-line in the Shetland Isles.

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  1. BORT

    What does BORT stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the BORT acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

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  1. BORT

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Bort is ranked #33530 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Bort surname appeared 680 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Bort.

    90.1% or 613 total occurrences were White.
    4.4% or 30 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 14 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.6% or 11 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bort in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bort in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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