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ˈsæf ər ɪn, -əˌrin, -əˌraɪnsap·phirine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sapphirineadjective

    a rare light blue or green mineral; consists of aluminum and magnesium silicate and occurs as small grains in some metamorphic rocks

  2. sapphirineadjective

    made of or resembling sapphire


  1. sapphirinenoun

    A rare silicate of magnesium and aluminium (with iron as a major impurity), named for its sapphirelike colour.

  2. sapphirineadjective

    Of, pertaining to, or resembling sapphire

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sapphirinenoun

    resembling sapphire; made of sapphire; having the color, or any quality of sapphire


  1. Sapphirine

    Sapphirine is a rare mineral, a silicate of magnesium and aluminium with the chemical formula (Mg,Al)8(Al,Si)6O20. Named for its sapphire-like colour, sapphirine is primarily of interest to researchers and collectors: well-formed crystals are treasured and occasionally cut into gemstones. Sapphirine has also been synthesized for experimental purposes via a hydrothermal process.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sapphirine in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sapphirine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    a signal that temporarily stops the execution of a program so that another procedure can be carried out
    • A. disturb
    • B. attend
    • C. interrogate
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