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I flipped through a book on harp seals in the late 1970s and saw images of them swimming in emerald green pools of water surrounded by huge sheets of ice. Right then I was hooked, and I knew this was a story I wanted to do.
Brian Skerry

Meaning of "emerald" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD EMERALD

From Old French esmeraude, from Latin smaragdus, from Greek smaragdos; related to Sanskrit marakata emerald.
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PRONUNCIATION OF EMERALD

emerald  [ˈɛmərəld] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EMERALD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Emerald is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EMERALD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

emerald

Emerald

Emerald is a gemstone, and a variety of the mineral beryl (Be3Al2(SiO3)6) colored green by trace amounts of chromium and sometimes vanadium. Beryl has a hardness of 7.5–8 on the 10-point Mohs scale of mineral hardness. Most emeralds are highly included, so their toughness (resistance to breakage) is classified as generally poor.

Definition of emerald in the English dictionary

The first definition of emerald in the dictionary is a green transparent variety of beryl: highly valued as a gem. Other definition of emerald is the clear green colour of an emerald. Emerald is also a size of printer's type approximately equal to 61⁄2 point.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EMERALD


barrelled
ˈbærəld
carolled
ˈkærəld
disapparelled
ˌdɪsəˈpærəld
double-barreled
ˌdʌb əlˈbærəld
Fitzgerald
fɪtsˈdʒɛrəld
hareld
ˈhærəld
Harold
ˈhærəld
herald
ˈhɛrəld
imperilled
ɪmˈperəld
muralled
ˈmjʊərəld
outgeneralled
aʊtˈdʒenərəld
single-barrelled
ˈsɪŋɡəlˌbærəld
tendrilled
ˈtɛndrəld
timbrelled
ˈtɪmbrəld
unapparelled
ˌʌnəˈpærəld

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EMERALD

emender
Emerald Isle
emerald moth
emerge
emergence
emergencies
emergency
emergency brake
emergency call
emergency centre
emergency exit
emergency force
emergency fund
emergency landing
emergency lane
emergency medical technician
emergency powers
emergency rations
emergency road service
emergency room

WORDS THAT END LIKE EMERALD

bald
Buchenwald
Donald
Grindelwald
Macdonald
McDonald
Oriental emerald
Ostwald
Oswald
piebald
ribald
scald
Schwarzwald
skald
skewbald
Teutoburger Wald
the Weald
Tynwald
weald
woald

Synonyms and antonyms of emerald in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «emerald» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EMERALD

Find out the translation of emerald to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of emerald from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «emerald» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

翡翠
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

esmeralda
570 millions of speakers

English

emerald
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पन्ना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الزمرد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

изумруд
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

esmeralda
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পান্না
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

émeraude
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Zamrud
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Smaragd
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

エメラルド
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

에메랄드
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jamrud
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngọc lục bảo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மரகத
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पन्ना
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

zümrüt
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

smeraldo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szmaragd
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

смарагд
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

smarald
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σμαράγδι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Emerald
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

smaragd
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

smaragd
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of emerald

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EMERALD»

The term «emerald» is very widely used and occupies the 10.074 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EMERALD» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «emerald» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «emerald» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about emerald

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QUOTES WITH «EMERALD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word emerald.
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Brian Skerry
I flipped through a book on harp seals in the late 1970s and saw images of them swimming in emerald green pools of water surrounded by huge sheets of ice. Right then I was hooked, and I knew this was a story I wanted to do.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EMERALD»

Discover the use of emerald in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to emerald and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Emerald Atlas
And—if an ancient prophesy is correct—what they do can change history, and it is up to them to set things right. From the Hardcover edition.
John Stephens, 2011
2
Emerald Cities: Urban Sustainability and Economic Development
Here is a refreshing look at how American cities are leading the way toward greener, cleaner, and more sustainable forms of economic development.
Joan Fitzgerald, 2010
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The Emerald Mile: The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in ...
This book announces Fedarko as a major writing talent and at last sets forth the full story of an American legend—the legend of the Emerald Mile.
Kevin Fedarko, 2013
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The Emerald Tablets of Thoth-The-Atlantean
"Read, Believe or not, but read, and the vibration found therein will awaken a response in your soul.' - Doreal
‎2006
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Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Baghdad's Green Zone
Drawing on hundreds of interviews and internal documents, Rajiv Chandrasekaran tells the memorable story of this ill-prepared attempt to build American democracy in a war-torn Middle Eastern country, detailing not only the risky disbanding ...
Rajiv Chandrasekaran, 2009
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The Emerald City of Oz
Dorothy
Lyman Frank Baum, 2007
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Emerald: the most valuable beryl, the most precious gemstone
Leading researchers offer insight into many of the aspects of the world of emeralds: What is emerald? How does emerald form? Where is emerald found? Where are the richest deposits? Is it possible to determine the origin of emerald?
Christa Behmenburg, 2002
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Children with Emerald Eyes: Histories of Extraordinary Boys ...
The well-respected child psychologist recalls her life's work with severely disturbed children, showing how they made remarkable success toward recovery under her care. Reprint.
Mira Rothenberg, 2003
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Emerald Star
She is BOLD. She is BRAVE. She is BRIGHT. She is EMERALD STAR BUT WHICH PATH WILL SHE CHOOSE? HER LONG-LOST FATHER HER BELOVED JEM A MYSTERIOUS FIGURE FROM HER PAST A HETTY FEATHER ADVENTURE
Jacqueline Wilson, 2012
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Geronimo Stilton #1: Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye
Enter the world of Geronimo Stilton, where another funny adventure is always right around the corner. Each book is a fast-paced adventure with lively art and a unique format kids 7-10 will love Who Is Geronimo Stilton? That's me!
Geronimo Stilton, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EMERALD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term emerald is used in the context of the following news items.
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A ban on shark fishing and chumming in Emerald Isle is being …
Emerald Isle announced this week that anyone caught chumming the water or fishing for sharks in their town from now until September 15th, ... «WITN, Jul 15»
2
Emerald reveals winner in godmother search
Her entry addressed all the key selling points the line was looking to communicate, according to Emerald UK brand manager David Winterton, ... «TTG Digital, Jul 15»
3
Clubhouse in Emerald Park remains unfinished
REGINA — It has been nearly four years since the clubhouse at Aspen Links Country Club burned down and Emerald Park resident John ... «Regina Leader-Post, Jul 15»
4
Fire at Emerald and Birge damages two homes
Firefighters battle a stubborn fire at a home on Emerald Street North near Birge that began during the noon hour. «Hamilton Spectator, Jul 15»
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Fun and 'Fancy': Emerald City Theatre brings 'Fancy Nancy' to life on …
Katrina Kiss stars as Nancy and Angela Alise is Bree in Emerald City Theatre's "Fancy Nancy The Musical" playing July 11 through Aug. «nwitimes.com, Jul 15»
6
Emerald ash borer case confirmed in FM
This is a map of Iowa marking the counties in Iowa where the Emerald Ash Borer has been detected as well as the 15-mile treatment circles. «Fort Madison Daily Democrat, Jul 15»
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Emerald man appears in Rockhampton court for stock offences
FORMER Emerald man Jason Carl Klementsen, who faced 14 stock-related charges in Rockhampton Magistrates Court yesterday, had his ... «Rockhampton Morning Bulletin, Jul 15»
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Dominant sixth inning gives Eugene Emeralds win in series finale
“It was a good night to be an Emerald.” Dewees' double started the sixth inning rally for the Emeralds. The next batter, Frandy De La Rosa, ... «Oregon Daily Emerald, Jul 15»
9
Proposed contract would let Triple Crown use Emerald ballfields
#Steamboat Springs — City staff wants to let Triple Crown youth teams play softball and baseball at Emerald Park for the first time starting next ... «Steamboat Pilot & Today, Jul 15»
10
Oregon Track and Field's Edward Cheserek named finalist for …
(Cole Elsasser/Emerald). Oregon distance runner Edward Cheserek has been named one of three finalists on for the Bowerman Trophy, the ... «Oregon Daily Emerald, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Emerald [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/emerald>. May 2020 ».
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