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ˈdʒu əljew·el

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jewel, gem, precious stonenoun

    a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry

  2. jewel, gemverb

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

  3. bejewel, jewelverb

    adorn or decorate with precious stones

    "jeweled dresses"


  1. jewelnoun

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

  2. jewelnoun

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

  3. jewelnoun

    Anything considered precious or valuable.

    Galveston was the jewel of Texas prior to the hurricane.

  4. Jewelnoun

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

  5. Jewelnoun

    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,’ …

  6. Jewelnoun

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jewelnoun

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

  2. Jewelnoun

    a precious stone; a gem

  3. Jewelnoun

    an object regarded with special affection; a precious thing

  4. Jewelnoun

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

  5. Jewelverb

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

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


  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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  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. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Aphorisms An equalizer of emotions and feelings, a shell of higher wisdom leads to a higher dimension. Poetry Rivers of pleasure flow through the nerve endings, poetry of the pleasures of the nervous system, hot sensual tender poetry of idyllic eroticism, tactile seduction, juicy temptation of passion, explosions of passion, dominant beauty subjugating the will, bottomless passion in love, epic romance in the heart, the highest jewel, the pricelessness of eternity, degrees passions build up like a hot summer of lust, sex with you is like a wave of passion covering your head, deep love, incredible sensations from your beauty, you are endless sex of love, continuous and eternal sex of sincere passion of soul and body and mind and heart, break away from you all harder and harder, powerful sex vibration through the body, your beauty is an aggressive stimulation of love and lust, endless streams of passion, jokes Supermarket security guard, I'm like a spider or something to follow all the cash registers at the same time. Stop explaining what a great ass you have, sorry it's my client, I'm a psychologist. Married sticks, you have vacancies in the harem, I won’t squint at other people’s peaches. Special Forces tarant, as if trying to break through the uterus. And the cucumber has grown, and is ready to eat (blowjob). Stop drinking alcohol, eat my hot sausage (blowjob) Security guard girl, you haven't seen my gun, but it sticks out in a cosmetic bag. Wash you trans, why, I see your gun sticking out. A girl raped me in an alley, my first sex, there will be something to tell our grandchildren, we exchanged whatsapps. A social network is when your fake rolls up to you, with your photo, and offers sex. Do you want to make burgers? Do you have work experience? No, I don't have a degree in burger making yet, I'm in my last year there. He graduated from his doctorate, hey spongebob science pants, two bik poppy one bigteysti, and three cola, shnel, shnel, shnel. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. 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 or value your own self if you've been belittling your own self. ~Emeasoba George

  3. Patrick Henry:

    Is the relinquishment of the trial by jury and the liberty of the press necessary for your liberty? Will the abandonment of your most sacred rights tend to the security of your liberty? Liberty, the greatest of all earthly blessings give us that precious jewel, and you may take every thing else! Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel.

  4. 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.

  5. Joel Rubin:

    In the case of the UAE, as well as with any other country, we must be guaranteed that they are protecting our technology - in this case, the crown jewel of the F-35 - and not sharing it with our adversaries like Russia, China, and Iran.

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