What does jewel mean?

Definitions for jewel
ˈdʒu əljew·el

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jewel, gem, precious stone(noun)

    a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry

  2. jewel, gem(verb)

    a person who is as brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry

  3. bejewel, jewel(verb)

    adorn or decorate with precious stones

    "jeweled dresses"

Wiktionary

  1. jewel(Noun)

    A precious or semi-precious stone; gem, gemstone.

    Etymology: From juel, from jouel (modern joyau), based ultimately on iocus.

  2. jewel(Noun)

    A valuable object used for personal ornamentation, especially one made of precious metals and stones; a piece of jewellery.

    Etymology: From juel, from jouel (modern joyau), based ultimately on iocus.

  3. jewel(Noun)

    Anything considered precious or valuable.

    Galveston was the jewel of Texas prior to the hurricane.

    Etymology: From juel, from jouel (modern joyau), based ultimately on iocus.

  4. Jewel(ProperNoun)

    from the noun jewel, used since the end of the 19th century.

    Etymology: From juel, from jouel (modern joyau), based ultimately on iocus.

  5. Jewel(ProperNoun)

    A female given name from English from the noun jewel, used since the end of the 19th century.

    Jewel he called her; and he would say this as he might have said ‘Jane,’ don’t you know, with a marital, homelike, peaceful effect. I heard the name for the first time ten minutes after I had landed in his courtyard, when, after nearly shaking my arm off, he darted up the steps and began to make a joyous, boyish disturbance at the door under the heavy eaves. ‘Jewel! O! Jewel. Quick! Here’s a friend come,’ …

    Etymology: From jewel.

  6. Jewel(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from English, a variant of Jewell, or from "jewel" like the female name.

    Etymology: From jewel.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jewel(noun)

    an ornament of dress usually made of a precious metal, and having enamel or precious stones as a part of its design

    Etymology: [OE. juel, jowel, OF. jouel, juel, joiel, F. joyau, dim. of OF. joie joy, jewel, F. joie joy. See Joy.]

  2. Jewel(noun)

    a precious stone; a gem

    Etymology: [OE. juel, jowel, OF. jouel, juel, joiel, F. joyau, dim. of OF. joie joy, jewel, F. joie joy. See Joy.]

  3. Jewel(noun)

    an object regarded with special affection; a precious thing

    Etymology: [OE. juel, jowel, OF. jouel, juel, joiel, F. joyau, dim. of OF. joie joy, jewel, F. joie joy. See Joy.]

  4. Jewel(noun)

    a bearing for a pivot a pivot in a watch, formed of a crystal or precious stone, as a ruby

    Etymology: [OE. juel, jowel, OF. jouel, juel, joiel, F. joyau, dim. of OF. joie joy, jewel, F. joie joy. See Joy.]

  5. Jewel(verb)

    to dress, adorn, deck, or supply with jewels, as a dress, a sword hilt, or a watch; to bespangle, as with jewels

    Etymology: [OE. juel, jowel, OF. jouel, juel, joiel, F. joyau, dim. of OF. joie joy, jewel, F. joie joy. See Joy.]

Freebase

  1. Jewel

    Jewel Kilcher, professionally known as Jewel, is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, actress and poet. She has received four Grammy Award nominations and has sold over 27 million albums worldwide. Jewel's debut album, Pieces of You, released on February 28, 1995, became one of the best-selling debut albums of all time, going 15 times platinum. One single from the album, "Who Will Save Your Soul", peaked at number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100; two others, "You Were Meant for Me" and "Foolish Games", reached number two and seven respectively on the Hot 100, and were listed on Billboard's 1997 year-end singles chart. She has crossed multiple genres throughout her career. Perfectly Clear, her first country album, was released on The Valory Music Co. in 2008. It debuted atop Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and featured three singles, "Stronger Woman", "I Do", and "Til It Feels Like Cheating". Jewel released her first independent album Lullaby in May 2009. Jewel is the co-host, as well as a judge, with Kara DioGuardi on the songwriting competition reality television series Platinum Hit, which premiered May 30, 2011 on the cable network Bravo. Jewel has the vocal range of a lyric soprano.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jewel

    jōō′el, n. a precious stone: an ornament of precious stones, worn as a decoration: anything or any one highly valued.—v.t. to dress or adorn with jewels: to fit with a jewel:—pr.p. jew′elling; pa.p. jew′elled, in a watch, having pivot-holes of garnets or any other jewels.—ns. Jew′el-case, a casket for holding jewels; Jew′eller, one who makes or deals in jewels; Jew′ellery, Jew′elry, jewels in general. [O. Fr. jouel (Fr. joyau); either a dim. of Fr. joie, joy, from L. gaudium, joy—gaudēre, to rejoice—or derived through Low L. jocale, from L. jocāri, to jest.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. jewel

    The starting of a wooden bridge. Also, the pivot of a watch-wheel.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jewel in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jewel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of jewel in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    You're a jewel of unquantifiable worth. Yes! that's just who you are. I mean, you worth so much. Thus, you've got to appreciate/value yourself if you've been belittling yourself.

  2. Phillips Brooks:

    The earth has grown old with its burden of care But at Christmas it always is young, The heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair And its soul full of music breaks the air, When the song of angels is sung.

  3. Bob Iger:

    When you are dealing with something like 'The Lion King,' which we consider a crown jewel, there's a challenge to that.

  4. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Extremely sexy You are juicy, sweet as the most juicy sweet fruit, extremely sexy girl. Touching on your burning fire with passion of skin, such sugar sweet, colorful, sensual and picturesque. I have amazing feelings, considering your divinely beautiful skin color. Juicy, sweet, dark skin. Exquisitely beautiful golden glitter dark skin of sweet appearance. Maximum juicy skin color. Increased level of sexuality. Turbo is sexy, hipper juicy, too hot. Over the burning hot well well, just shhhh, well just an Auch., I Squeeze my lips, and tongue protrudes with admiration and horny. It sounds so tender and beautiful. Sensually tender chocolate skin, sweet temptation of sincere love sweet juicy candy in the universe. From you the libido rises sharply and there is a powerful energy of excitement and love and take-off of light feelings and some emotions of admiration. Your skin is like a jewel, shimmers with bright seductive shades of temptation - this is a masterpiece of painting, sculptural perfection of body shapes. You have a particularly unique rare skin color - the color of the strongest temptation. Every movement and gesture of your body seduces and hypnotically falls in love so erotically and beautifully, especially your eyes the color of black agate. You are my only cure for all ailments. All you want is my heart and soul, you are my highest dream in the universe. Aggressively craving sex only with you, to be an eternal part of you and the continuation of your soul and heart. My love for you is a very beautiful erotic of love feelings. I feel only you alone, while everything else seems dead and alien. Your skin color is a gentle fire of love and sex. You ignite me with your powerful energy of love and my love grows and thrives becomes deeper and soars upward like a bird my soul dreams of you since childhood my sweetest dreams are your thoughts. My brain breaks from love for you, you are so beautiful, hypper is sweet and sweet that I am afraid to get diabetes by kissing you. You are the most ingenious thought of the millennium and the very eternity created by the universe, there are no geniuses of the gene chain simply, you cannot imagine something more beautiful than you are human and the divine mind is simply not capable. Sex with you is the highest level of spiritual enjoyment in the universe. Your kisses lead you to a world far above heaven. You are stunningly gorgeous, I will love and want you forever and forever and dream of you every second imagining that you are near. After all, you are sweeter than honey and chocolate and nicer than a billion puppies and kittens. Your beauty is prosaic poetry long in eternity. I am drawn to you every second for days, I count the minutes when I can finally see you being in constant thoughts about you, in my thoughts I see nothing but you. And often I see you in my romantic dreams. Your obsession is only increasing every day. You're too juicy. I would kiss your body for a day, and thank God every day for giving you. I'm Following you, I'm ready to go forever. The sun and moon illuminate you so beautifully like an angel from higher heavens. So prosaically exposing your beauty and love affair with you - this is the true beauty and the highest value of eternity. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  5. Javier Capape:

    Logistics is the jewel in the crown – it's a very trendy sub-group within real estate because it is connected with e-commerce, sWFs are long-term investors looking for disruption - they are looking for the new winners.

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