amber definition

  • noun:
    • a difficult clear yellow, orange, or brownish-yellow fossil resin, useful for making precious jewelry along with other ornamental objects.
    • A brownish yellow.
    • A brownish yellowish colour.
    • The advanced light in a couple of three traffic lights, the illumination that shows that motorists should end short of the intersection if it is safe to do so.
    • The end codon (nucleotide triplet) "UAG", or a mutant which includes this end codon at a premature devote its DNA sequence.
    • A yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial grounds, with bedrooms of lignite, or regarding the seashore in a lot of locations. It requires a fine polish, and it is used for pipe mouthpieces, beads, etc., so when a basis for an excellent varnish. By friction, it becomes strongly electric.
    • Amber shade, or such a thing amber-colored; a clear light yellow.
    • Ambergris.
    • The balsam, liquidambar.
    • A vessel with one handle; a pail; a bucket; a pitcher.
    • An old English measure of 4 bushels.
    • Ambergris (which see).
    • A mineralized pale-yellow, occasionally reddish or brownish, resin of extinct pine-trees, happening in bedrooms of lignite as well as in alluvial grounds, but found in best variety regarding the shores of this Baltic, between Königsberg and Memel, in which it really is thrown up by the water.
    • In the English versions of the Old Testament (Ezek. i. 4, 27; viii. 2) used to translate the Hebrew word chashmal, a shining metal, rendered in the Septuagint ēlektron, and in the Vulgate electrum. See electrum.
    • Liquid-ambar.
    • a tough yellowish to brownish translucent fossil resin; useful for jewelry
    • a-deep yellowish color
  • adjective:
    • getting the colour of amber; brownish-yellow.
    • Made of or resembling emerald: an amber necklace.
    • Of a brownish yellow color, that way on most emerald.
    • composed of amber; made of amber.
    • Resembling amber, especially in color; amber-colored.
    • of a medium to dark brownish yellow color
  • verb:
    • To perfume or flavour with ambergris.
    • To preserve in amber.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To scent or flavor with ambergris.
    • To protect in amber.
  • others:
    • composed of or resembling amber; of colour of amber.
    • getting the odor of ambergris.
    • To scent or taste with emerald or ambergris.
    • To make amber-colored.
    • To inclose in emerald.

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