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aq·ua·ma·rine

 (ăk′wə-mə-rēn′, ä′kwə-)
n.
1. A transparent blue-green variety of beryl, used as a gemstone.
2. A pale blue to light greenish blue.

[Latin aqua marīna, seawater : aqua, water; see aqua + marīna, feminine of marīnus, of the sea; see marine.]
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aquamarine

(ˌækwəməˈriːn)
n
1. (Minerals) a pale greenish-blue transparent variety of beryl used as a gemstone
2. (Colours)
a. a pale blue to greenish-blue colour
b. (as adjective): an aquamarine dress.
[C19: from New Latin aqua marīna, from Latin: sea water (referring to the gem's colour)]
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aq•ua•ma•rine

(ˌæk wə məˈrin, ˌɑ kwə-)

n.
1. a transparent light blue or greenish blue variety of beryl used as a gem.
2. a light blue-green or greenish blue color.
[1590–1600; < Latin aqua marīna sea water]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aquamarine - a transparent variety of beryl that is blue green in color
beryl - the chief source of beryllium; colored transparent varieties are valued as gems
transparent gem - a gemstone having the property of transmitting light without serious diffusion
2.aquamarine - a shade of blue tinged with greenaquamarine - a shade of blue tinged with green  
blue, blueness - blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime; "he had eyes of bright blue"
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Translations
akvamariini
akvamarin

aquamarine

[ˌækwəməˈriːn]
A. ADJ(de color) verde mar inv
B. Naguamarina f
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aquamarine

[ˌækwəməˈriːn]
n
(= precious stone) → aigue-marine 4f
(= colour) → bleu-vert m inv
adj
(in colour)bleu-vert inv
modif (containing precious stone) [ring] → en aigue-marine
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aquamarine

nAquamarin m; (= colour)Aquamarin nt
adjaquamarin
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aquamarine

[ˌækwəməˈriːn]
1. nacquamarina
2. adjacquamarina inv
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Dubbed the "Blue Ice," it was the perfect mix of bold and subtle, featuring 17 aquamarines totalling 61 carats shimmering along with more than a thousand diamonds, 85 custom-cut baguettes and 950 round diamond melee stones all mingled together in glossy platinum.
Subtle white gold and pearls are making way for bright semi-precious colored stones like aquamarines, amethysts and garnets, Crissy says.
This is when I learned my only sentence in Polish, which translates as 'we don't need any calibrated aquamarines.'"
Fresh natural blues and aquamarines are used in a translucent strata design to suggest health and goodness through a crisp look that allows the water to heighten the visual effect.
With school girls drying leaves between its pages come the pages themselves, their pinks, greens, yellows, and aquamarines, their map-lines, and names like the Ivory Coast and Madagascar--come memory, revery, the magic of names, and the pleasure of sound.