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prase

 (prāz)
n.
A light green or light grayish-green variety of translucent chalcedony.

[French, from Latin prasius, from Greek prasios, leek-green; see praseodymium.]

prase

(preɪz)
n
(Minerals) a light green translucent variety of chalcedony
[C14: from French, from Latin prasius a leek-green stone, from Greek prasios, from prason a leek]
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The Raman spectra shown in Figure 10 are very similar to the spectra of prase opal presented by Shigley et al.
Our PRASE methodology helps us help clients to get clear on what the problems are and what actions can be taken to fix them," says Brian Newton.
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An assay based on PrASE was set up for screening of the MC1R and CDKN2A polymorphisms suggested to be present in the Swedish population.
Some of the finest pieces owned by Rudolph were made in Milan, a superb example being a piece by Gasparo Miseroni made out of a rich green kind of quartz called prase (Fig.
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They, too, are impatient with prase of the family, especially when family allowances are being cut.
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Later I noticed that WRIGHT could be added to the first set, and in 1970 Stefan Burr of Bell Telephone Laboratories showed me PRAYS, PREYS, PRAISE, PRASE.
As the Paris correspondent of the assimilation 1st Viennese paper the Neue Freie Prase, he attended nightly performances of Wagner's Tannhauser while developing his ideas for the creation of a Jewish state.