garnet
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈɡɑː(ɹ).nət/
Noun

garnet

  1. (mineral) A hard transparent mineral that is often used as gemstones and abrasives.
    • 1922, Virginia Woolf, Jacob's Room, Vintage Classics, paperback edition, page 127:
      How many needles Betty Flanders had lost there! and her garnet brooch.
  2. A dark red color, like that of the gemstone.
     
Related terms Translations Translations Adjective
  1. Of a dark red colour.
Noun

garnet (plural garnets)

  1. (nautical) A tackle for hoisting cargo in or out.
Verb

garnet (garnets, present participle garneting; past and past participle garneted)

  1. (transitive) To shred (twisted wool fiber, rags, etc.) so that it can be reused.



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