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Definition of Jasper

Jasper
Jasper Jas"per, n. [OE. jaspre, jaspe, OF. jaspre, jaspe, F. jaspe, L. iaspis, Gr. ?; cf. Per. yashp, yashf, Ar. yashb, yasb, yasf, Heb. y[=a]shpheh. Cf. Diaper.] (Min.) An opaque, impure variety of quartz, of red, yellow, and other dull colors, breaking with a smooth surface. It admits of a high polish, and is used for vases, seals, snuff boxes, etc. When the colors are in stripes or bands, it is called striped or banded jasper. The Egyptian pebble is a brownish yellow jasper. Jasper opal, a yellow variety of opal resembling jasper. Jasper ware, a delicate kind of earthenware invented by Josiah Wedgwood. It is usually white, but is capable of receiving color.
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Wedgwood ware Wedg"wood` ware` [From the name of the inventor, Josiah Wedgwood, of England.] A kind of fine pottery, the most remarkable being what is called jasper, either white, or colored throughout the body, and capable of being molded into the most delicate forms, so that fine and minute bas-reliefs like cameos were made of it, fit even for being set as jewels.

Meaning of Jasper from wikipedia

- Jasper, an aggregate of microgranular quartz and/or chalcedony and other mineral phases, is an opaque, impure variety of silica, usually red, yellow, brown...
- Davon Wilson (born September 28, 1990), better known as Jasper Dolphin or simply Jasper, is an American actor, voice actor and former rapper. He was best...
- Jasper Tudor, Duke of Bedford, Earl of Pembroke, also called Jasper of Hatfield (c. November 1431 – 21/26 December 1495) was the uncle of King Henry VII...
- Jasper Carrott, OBE (born Robert Norman Davis; 14 March 1945) is an English comedian, actor and television presenter. Born in Shaftmoor Lane, A****s Green...
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- Jasper is an opaque mineral. Jasper may also refer to: JasPer, a project to create an open-source implementation of the JPEG-2000 codec Tomcat Jasper...
- Jasper Johns (born May 15, 1930) is an American painter, sculptor and printmaker whose work is ****ociated with abstract expressionism, Neo-Dada, and pop...
- Christopher H. Jasper (born December 30, 1951, Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American singer, composer, and producer. Jasper is a former member of the Isley...
- Joona Jasper Pääkkönen (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈjo̞ːnɑ ˈjɑspe̞r ˈpæːkːø̞ne̞n]; born 15 July 1980) is a Finnish film actor and entrepreneur. After his...
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