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Chalcedony \Chal*ced"o*ny\ (k[a^]l*s[e^]d"[-o]*n[y^] or k[a^]l"s[-e]*d[-o]*n[y^]; 277), n.; pl. Chalcedonies (-n[i^]z). [ L. chalcedonius, fr. Gr. CHalkhdw`n Chalcedon, a town in Asia Minor, opposite to Byzantium: cf. calc['e]doine, OE. calcidoine, casidoyne. Cf. Cassidony.] (Min.) A cryptocrystalline, translucent variety of quartz, having usually a whitish color, and a luster nearly like wax.

Note: When chalcedony is variegated with with spots or figures, or arranged in differently colored layers, it is called agate; and if by reason of the thickness, color, and arrangement of the layers it is suitable for being carved into cameos, it is called onyx. Chrysoprase is green chalcedony; carnelian, a flesh red, and sard, a brownish red variety. [1913 Webster] ||


n. 1 (context mineral English) A variety of carnelian, of a rich reddish yellow or brownish red color. 2 Any of various brownish red earth pigments formerly used in cosmetics and painting; has more yellow, hardly any blue (see puce), is lighter than russet and darker than traditional carnelian. vb. (context obsolete English) to seduce (a woman)


n. a deep orange-red variety of chalcedony [syn: sardine, sardius]


is a Japanese tuning company and racing team from Toyota, Aichi, mainly competing in the Super GT series and specialising in Toyota tuning parts. SARD is also taking part of the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship season, with a prototype in the LMP2 category, with plans for a future LMP1 entry.

Sard (disambiguation)

Sard is a dark reddish-brown variety of the mineral chalcedony, similar to carnelian.

Sard may also refer to:

  • Sard's lemma, a result in mathematical analysis, named after mathematician Arthur Sard
  • Anything from, or related to the Mediterranean island of Sardinia
    • Sardinians, a people hailing from the aforementioned island
    • Sardinian, a language spoken on Sardinia
    • Sardinian literature
    • Sardinian music
    • Sardinian history
    • Sardinian (sheep)
  • Sardis, the capital city of the ancient kingdom of Lydia
  • Sard, Khuzestan, a village in Khuzestan Province, Iran
  • Sard, Lorestan, a village in Lorestan Province, Iran
  • Sard, a planet in the Gradius video game series

Şard may refer to:

  • Şard , a village in Ighiu Commune, Alba County, Romania
  • Șoarș, a commune in Braşov County, Romania
  • Şardu, a village in Cluj County, Romania
  • Şapartoc, a village in Mureş County, Romania
  • Şardu Nirajului, a village in Mureş County, Romania
  • Şoard, a village in Mureş County, Romania
  • Saravale, a commune in Timiş County, Romania
  • Şaroş pe Târnave, in Sibiu County, Romania
  • Noroieni, a village in Satu Mare County, Romania
  • Șar River (Cormoș), an affluent of the Cormoş River, Romania
  • Șar River (Mureș), an affluent of the Mureş River, Romania
  • Sáros county, a former division of the Kingdom of Hungary, now in Slovakia

SARD may refer to:

  • SARD Corporation, a Japanese racing team, and aftermarket automotive-component manufacturer
  • Sudden acquired retinal degeneration, a disease in dogs causing sudden blindness
  • Software Assurance Reference Dataset, a publicly available collection of thousands of example programs with known weaknesses

Usage examples of "sard".

Last Five would do for his chances, but the adjudicator, a woman named Komel Sard, looked to be from generation 142, and so would be long past menopause.

Komel Sard, adjudicator, hereby order the unlocking of alibi receptacle 16,321, for just and appropriate legal inquiries.

Ponter, it seemed unlikely that that would be enough to convince Adjudicator Sard and her associates to acquit Adikor.

Adjudicator Sard presented herself to the Keeper of Alibis, a portly woman of generation 143.

For all her obviousness, she was no fool, after a few minutes she switched her flirtatious ness to Ron sard, who smiled and flattered her, all the while with that look of amusement still in his eyes.

In return, Ron sard had set up and regularly added to a substantial trust in Mariette's name, allowing the Cassels to live in a level of comfort that far exceeded Eduard's salary.

The foundations of the walls are of jasper, sapphire, chalcedony, emerald, sardonix, sard, chrysolite, beryl, topaz, chrysoprase, hyacinth, and amethyst.

Such folk as Sabour Yan and Goragonso the Mysterious over the years explore the safer regions of the Carabas, seeking out low-grade nodes, the waters and milks, the pale blues which are known as sards, the pale greens.

But even after sorting out the clears, milks and sards the booty was an almost unmanageable bulk, and Anacho's pessimism had become apprehension.

There still remained a fortune in clears, milks, sards, deep blues and greens.