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synonyms for corundum

  • gem
  • jewel
  • rhinestone
  • allotrope
  • ice
  • lozenge
  • paragon
  • rhombus
  • rock
  • solitaire
  • zircon
  • bort
  • brilliant
  • jager
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How to use corundum in a sentence

Pliny says, corundum was used in the form of a splinter fixed in an iron style.
SCARABSISAAC MYER
The stones have been rubbed into shape apparently by corundum.
SCARABSISAAC MYER
This is true whether it has reference to a grindstone, emery, corundum wheel, or a plain oil stone.
PRACTICAL MECHANICS FOR BOYSJ. S. ZERBE
Corundum and pure emery are ores that are very rich in aluminum, containing about fifty-four per cent.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XXI., NO. 531, MARCH 6, 1886VARIOUS
Corundum is the hardest substance known, next to the diamond.
THE A B C OF MININGCHARLES A. BRAMBLE
Corundum is characterised by a high specific gravity (4.0) and extreme hardness.
A TEXTBOOK OF ASSAYING: FOR THE USE OF THOSE CONNECTED WITH MINES.CORNELIUS BERINGER AND JOHN JACOB BERINGER
In composition it differs entirely from sapphire, or the rhombohedral corundum.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
Spinelle Ruby, called Dodecahedral corundum by some mineralogists, and Balas ruby by lapidaries.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
Its name was derived from carbon and corundum (a form of alumina), from a mistaken view as to its composition.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 3VARIOUS
Copper ore is found in many tracts throughout India, plumbago in Madras, and corundum in southern India.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 4VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CORUNDUM

  • allotrope
  • bort
  • brilliant
  • corundum
  • gem
  • ice
  • jager
  • jewel
  • lozenge
  • paragon
  • rhinestone
  • rhombus
  • rock
  • solitaire
  • zircon
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.