AMBER BEADS

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ELECTRA (-ORUM) (PL)

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  • Amber — Am ber ([a^]m b[ e]r), n. [OE. aumbre, F. ambre, Sp. [ a]mbar, and with the Ar. article, al[ a]mbar, fr. Ar. anbar ambergris.] 1. (Min.) A yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds of lignite, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amber — is fossil tree resin, which is appreciated for its color and beauty. Good quality amber is used for the manufacture of ornamental objects and jewellery. Although not mineralized, it is often classified as a gemstone. A common misconception is… …   Wikipedia

  • amber — amberlike, ambery, amberous, adj. /am beuhr/, n. 1. a pale yellow, sometimes reddish or brownish, fossil resin of vegetable origin, translucent, brittle, and capable of gaining a negative electrical charge by friction and of being an excellent… …   Universalium

  • Amber — /am beuhr/, n. a female given name. * * * Fossil tree resin that occurs as irregular nodules, rods, or droplike shapes in all shades of yellow with nuances of orange, brown, and, rarely, red. Milky white opaque varieties are called bone amber.… …   Universalium

  • amber — I. noun Etymology: Middle English ambre, from Anglo French, from Medieval Latin ambra, from Arabic ‘anbar ambergris Date: 14th century 1. a hard yellowish to brownish translucent fossil resin that takes a fine polish and is used chiefly in making …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • AMBER —    This fossil resin was imported from the Baltic region from as early as the Bronze Age and employed to decorate fibulae and other objects in the Etruscan period. The use of amber was particularly rich in the ninth to the seventh century BC when …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • AMBER — Acronym for advanced multiple beam equalization radiography. * * * advanced multiple beam equalization radiography; assisted model building with energy refinement * * * am·ber am bər n a hard yellowish to brownish translucent fossil resin that… …   Medical dictionary

  • amber — 1. A hard, dark yellow to tan, fossilized resin derived from pine trees. 2. See a. codon. [Ar. anbar] * * * advanced multiple beam equalization radiography; assisted model building with energy refinement * * * am·ber am bər n a hard yellowish to… …   Medical dictionary

  • Black amber — Amber Am ber ([a^]m b[ e]r), n. [OE. aumbre, F. ambre, Sp. [ a]mbar, and with the Ar. article, al[ a]mbar, fr. Ar. anbar ambergris.] 1. (Min.) A yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blue amber — is amber exhibiting a rare coloration. It most commonly is found in the amber mines in the mountain ranges around Santiago, Dominican Republic. [cite web |url=http://ambarazul.com/wordpress/2006/09/ |title=Dominican Amber Mines: The Definitive… …   Wikipedia

  • Use of Beads at Prayers —     Use of Beads at Prayers     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Use of Beads at Prayers     Beads variously strung together, according to the kind, order, and number of prayers in certain forms of devotion, are in common use among Catholics as an… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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