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"Gem Definition"

What is the Definition of Gem in English? What does Gem mean? How do you use the word Gem? What is another word for Gem? Definition with meaning of Gem.

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"What does Gem Mean in English"

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Definition of Gem

a cut and polished precious stone or pearl fine enough for use in jewelry.
something likened to or prized as such a stone because of its beauty or worth:
His painting was the gem of the collection.
a person held in great esteem or affection.
muffin (def 1).
British Printing. a 4-point type of a size between brilliant and diamond.
verb (used with object), gemmed, gemming.
to adorn with or as with gems; begem.
Jewelry. noting perfection or very high quality:
gem color; a gem ruby.

Gem Example in a sentance

Example Sentences for gem

Far off the mountains rose, dark and blue, but they were only the setting for the gem and made it more precious.

My right of ownership in the gem is not, I confess, very substantial; but whose is it?

A true connoisseur in pearls in this country rejoices in the rose-tinted specimens of the gem.

It is quite a gem—in the purest style of the fourteenth century.

But the gem of the collection is unquestionably the poem entitled "Bertha in the Lane."

The Captain was a man of taste, and his cabin was a gem of luxury and splendor.

Give the gem which dims the moon To the noblest, or to none.

After many days there remained but one gem; and she wept because she had no more to give.

The gem has lost its sparkle; scarce a vestige of former brilliancy remains.

But the gem, of course, was the story told all in the literary Boweryese.

History of Gem

Word Origin & History

gem O.E. gim, from L. gemma "precious stone, jewel," originally "bud," from the root *gen- "to produce" (see genus).

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