What does spinel mean?

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spɪˈnɛl, ˈspɪn lspinel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spinel(noun)

    a hard glassy mineral consisting of an oxide of magnesium and aluminum; occurs in various colors that are used as gemstones

Wiktionary

  1. spinel(Noun)

    any of several hard minerals of cubic symmetry that are mixed oxides of magnesium and aluminium and are used as gemstones of various colours

  2. spinel(Noun)

    any crystalline material, not necessarily an oxide, that possesses the same crystal structure as this mineral

  3. Origin: spinilo from the verb .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spinel(noun)

    alt. of Spinelle

  2. Spinel(noun)

    bleached yarn in making the linen tape called inkle; unwrought inkle

Freebase

  1. Spinel

    Spinel is the magnesium aluminium member of the larger spinel group of minerals. It has the formula MgAl2O4. Balas ruby is an old name for a rose-tinted variety.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Spinel

    spin′el, or spi-nel′, n. a mineral composed chiefly of magnesia and alumina, and crystallising in octahedra—ruby, or magnesia spinel, reddish; pleonaste, dark green to black; picotite, or chrome spinel, black; gahnite, or zinc spinel, green to brown; hercynite, or iron spinel, black. [Low L. spinellus, dim. of spina, a thorn.]

Anagrams for spinel »

  1. spline

  2. Pilsen

How to pronounce spinel?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spinel in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spinel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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