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Definition of Garnet
GarnetGarnet Gar"net, n. [Etymol. unknown.] (Naut.)
A tackle for hoisting cargo in our out.
Clew garnet. See under Clew. GarnetGarnet Gar"net, n. [OE. gernet, grenat, OF. grenet,grenat, F.
grenat, LL. granatus, fr. L. granatum pomegranate, granatus
having many grains or seeds, fr. granum grain, seed. So
called from its resemblance in color and shape to the grains
or seeds of the pomegranate. See Grain, and cf. Grenade,
A mineral having many varieties differing in color and in
their constituents, but with the same crystallization
(isometric), and conforming to the same general chemical
formula. The commonest color is red, the luster is vitreous,
and the hardness greater than that of quartz. The
dodecahedron and trapezohedron are the common forms.
Note: There are also white, green, yellow, brown, and black
varieties. The garnet is a silicate, the bases being
aluminia lime (grossularite, essonite, or cinnamon
stone), or aluminia magnesia (pyrope), or aluminia iron
(almandine), or aluminia manganese (spessartite), or
iron lime (common garnet, melanite, allochroite), or
chromium lime (ouvarovite, color emerald green). The
transparent red varieties are used as gems. The garnet
was, in part, the carbuncle of the ancients. Garnet is
a very common mineral in gneiss and mica slate.
Garnet berry (Bot.), the red currant; -- so called from its
transparent red color.
Garnet brown (Chem.), an artificial dyestuff, produced as
an explosive brown crystalline substance with a green or
golden luster. It consists of the potassium salt of a
complex cyanogen derivative of picric acid.
Meaning of Garnet from wikipedia
( /ˈɡɑːrnɪt/) are a group
of silicate minerals
that have been used since
Age as gemstones
and abrasives. All species
is a mineral. Garnet
(s) may also refer
(Steven Universe) Garnet
cat character Garnet
XVII in Final...
is a fictional character
from the animated series Steven
Sugar. She is a Gem, a fictional alien being
- Henry Garnet
(July 1555 – 3 May 1606), sometimes Henry
Garnett, was an English Jesuit priest executed
for his complicity
in the Gunpowder
Plot of 1605...
- Kevin Maurice Garnett
(born May 19, 1976) is an American former professional basketball player
who pla**** for 21 seasons
in the National Basketball
is a name of Middle English
from the dark red gemstone, which
was in turn named
for the pomegranate
that the garnet crystals
is a ghost
town in Granite
County, Montana, United
on the dirt Garnet Range
Road, it is an abandoned mining
town that dates
- Garnet Edward
(June 13, 1948 – September
11, 2001) was a Canadian professional
ice hockey player
who was a member
- Mountain Garnet
in the Adirondack mountains
in New York, contains
the world’s largest garnets
. The rock that holds these garnets
- Garnet Rogers
(born May 1955) is a Canadian
folk musician, singer, songwriter
and composer. He was born in Hamilton, Ontario
in Nova Scotia...
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