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Agate A*gate", adv. [Pref. a- on + gate way.]
On the way; agoing; as, to be agate; to set the bells agate.
Agate Ag"ate, n. [F. agate, It. agata, L. achates, fr. Gr. ?.]
1. (Min.) A semipellucid, uncrystallized variety of quartz,
presenting various tints in the same specimen. Its colors
are delicately arranged in stripes or bands, or blended in
Note: The fortification agate, or Scotch pebble, the moss
agate, the clouded agate, etc., are familiar varieties.
2. (Print.) A kind of type, larger than pearl and smaller
than nonpareil; in England called ruby.
Note: This line is printed in the type called agate.
3. A diminutive person; so called in allusion to the small
figures cut in agate for rings and seals. [Obs.] --Shak.
4. A tool used by gold-wire drawers, bookbinders, etc.; -- so
called from the agate fixed in it for burnishing.
Meaning of Agates from wikipedia
- of a wide variety
of colors. Agates
are primarily formed within volcanic
uses of agates
to date back to Ancient...
- Enhydro agates
are nodules, agates
, or geodes
with water trapped inside
its cavity. Enhydros
are closely related
inclusions, but are composed...
to m****ive volcanic activity during
Period. The fire agates
were formed during
when hot water, saturated
- Moss agate
is a semi-precious gemstone formed
dioxide. It is a form of chalcedony which includes minerals
of a green colour embedded
- chalcedony, or embedded agates
. Over the next billion
years, erosion exposed
of the quartz-filled, banded
- the layers
from the outside
why some agates
in the center. These agates
are incomplete, and have not been fully filled
- activities. In the late summer
fall when the lake recedes
you can find agates
wood. The Jackson County Parks Department estimates
- center, working mostly
. Most of these agates
were from Latin
America, in particular
the agate carving industry around
- typical month
of effort would yield
1 ton of good agates
. Currently, excavation
to find the agates
, so an extra effort
- one another, as opposed
to the more chaotic banding
that often occurs
is a variant
the colored bands
are sard (shades of red)...