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topaz

Alternative clues for the word topaz

1967 Uris novel

Uris novel

November birthstone

Dark orange-yellow

Translucent quartz

Stone in a ring

Old Mercury

November stone

Shade of yellow

Birthstone for most Scorpios

Traditional symbol of friendship

Birthstone for many Scorpios

One of Utah's state symbols

Relative of ocher

1967 Cold War suspense novel by 9-Down

A yellow quartz

A mineral (fluosilicate of aluminum) that occurs in crystals of various colors and is used as a gemstone

A light brown

Birthstone that was the name of a Hitchcock film

Uris best seller

Hitchcock film: 1969

1969 Hitchcock film

Hummingbird

Gemstone

Yellow gem

Yellow stone

Word definitions for topaz in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ Among the silicates hardness varies from 1 in talc to 8 in topaz . ▪ Frowning, she twisted the topaz ring around her finger. ▪ Her figure-hugging topaz velvet suit brought out the tawny lights in her brown eyes. ▪ She had swathed...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Topaz \To"paz\, n. [OE. topas, F. topaze, L. topazos, or topazion, a kind of precious stone, Gr. to`pazos, topa`zion; possibly akin to Skr. tap to glow (cf. Tepid ). According to some, the name is from Topazos, a small island in the Red Sea, where the Romans...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
a. Of a yellowish-brown color, like that of the gemstone. n. A clear, yellowish-brown gemstone.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
colored crystalline gem, late 13c., from Old French topace (11c.), from Latin topazus (source also of Spanish topacio , Italian topazio ), from Greek topazos , topazion , of obscure origin. Pliny says it was named for a remote island in the Red or Arabian...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. a yellow quartz [syn: false topaz , common topaz ] a mineral (fluosilicate of aluminum) that occurs in crystals of various colors and is used as a gemstone a light brown [syn: tan ]

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
TOPAZ is a think-tank of Czech political party TOP 09 which is its founder. It was established in April 2012 as a civic group, today it operates as an association. Mission of TOPAZ is to transmit conservative ideas to wider partisan and non partisan public...

Usage examples of topaz.

She wore four rings, green peridot and red almandine on her left hand, pale blue topaz and red-green alexandrite on her right.

Now, with the swift coming of the jungle dawn, the plain had been transformed into a rippling sea of emerald, of malachite, alexandrite, and amazon-stone green, richly flecked with topaz and amethyst.

Among the booty was a set of throne-like chairs, each adorned with carvings of flowers: marigolds of topaz and crocodilite, roses of pink quartz, hyacinths of lapis lazuli, their leaves cut from chryso-prase, olivine, jade.

Topaz killed them all with a single song, her voice and esp combining into a deadly force that could not be stopped or turned aside.

Not far away, Typhoid Mary and Investigator Topaz were still singing together, their voices and esp combining to create a shield over and around the rebels.

His sleeves were russet, a hint of topaz silk gleaming in the slashes.

Florentine craftsmen excelleda picture shaped from antique gold and semi-precious stones, amber and carnelian, topaz, heliodor, and chrysoberyl.

The three of them strolled across the room of topaz light, stopping momentarily as one of the girls offered them tea and rice wine, and Kiri introduced them one by one to the women who were not already engaged with men.

The reserve battalions, taking up position on the slope of a hill, looked out upon the ridge opposite and on the whole scene: the Windships flying and fighting against a dawn sky striped with carnation and topaz, the naphtha missiles punching black smoke plumes from the ruins on the summit, the troops for the later attack lining up under the colored flags of their battalions, chariots marshaling in the shadowy meadows, companies of cavalry moving up through the heath with a jingle of metal plate, and the reserve archers swiftly stringing their crossbows.

Topaz had to admit that everything smelled nice on Earth, much better than on Nerol, and the air was clearer, without any red in it.

One picture was of a state fair that Topaz had been to on Nerol when she was seven.

Topaz was asked to stand up and tell the class about Nerol, as she expected.

His body was to be embalmed in the manner favoured by the pharaohs, dressed in his magical robes, his ring of power upon his nose-picking finger, and seated upon a Persian pouffe within a pyramidal coffin of gopher wood, embellished with topaz and lapis lazuli.

A vast rosace behind the choir, a window with tortuous branchings above the entrance, shimmer with the tints of amethyst, ruby, emerald and topaz like leafy labyrinths in which lights from above break in and diffuse themselves in shifting radiance.

Rose quartz crystals like pink diamonds, spiky red cinnabar, forest green malachite, translucent gypsum, and, yes, red wulfenite, hornblende, and peacock coal were clustered side by side with topaz, tourmaline, amethyst, garnet, and opal.