Jasper

Definitions of "Jasper"

An opaque cryptocrystalline variety of quartz that may be red, yellow, or brown. noun

Same as jasperize.

Among the ancients, a bright-colored chalcedony (not, however, including carnelian), translucent and varying in color, green being apparently most common. It was highly esteemed as a precious stone. noun

In modern usage, a closely compact crypto-crystalline variety of quartz, opaque or nearly so, and colored red, yellow, or brown, or less often green. noun

An earthenware made of pounded spar. noun

Same as jasper-ware. noun

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 jasper or banded jasper. The Egyptian pebble is a brownish yellow jasper. noun

A yellow variety of opal resembling jasper. noun

A delicate kind of earthenware invented by Josiah Wedgwood. It is usually white, but is capable of receiving color. noun

Any bright-coloured kind of chalcedony apart from cornelian. noun

An opaque, impure variety of quartz, of red, yellow, and other dull colors, breaking conchoidally with a smooth surface. noun

Jasperware pottery. noun

The word "Jasper" in example sentences

Ordinarily, the jasper is a stone of various wavy colors, somewhat transparent: in Re 21: 11 it represents watery crystalline brightness. Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

This jasper is a transparent stone, which yet offers to the eye a variety of the most vivid colours, signifying the glorious perfections of God; the sardine-stone is red, signifying the justice of God, that essential attribute of which he never divests himself in favour of any, but gloriously exerts it in the government of the world, and especially of the church, through our Lord Jesus Christ. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

But i don't live in jasper county so i wont get paid. Earn $5 a Doe in Illinois

But i don't live in jasper county so i wont get paid. Earn $5 a Doe in Illinois

Wed 10/07/09 5: 44 PM the actor who plays jasper is great at manipulating annie. i sense chemistry and hope he stays on the show for awhile, or comes back. even tehough the previews say he is this big stalker, i am sure that is not the only side of him. '90210' recap: Fun with stalking! | EW.com

Before an enormous hearth stood a carved table of old oak, laden with golden dishes full of exquisite food, and wonderful fruit in jasper bowls, and dark purple clematis flowers were strewn upon the golden cloth. The Lily of Life: A Fairy Tale

Feb 3, 2010 i’m so sorry jasper is sick, i hope he starts to feel better really soon. boy, we sure can beat ourselves to death with the ol’ mother-guilt, can’t we? we all have it and we all drag ourselves over the hot coals with the would-have-could-have-should-have. About Last Night - Her Bad Mother

The jasper is the same crystal gem before mentioned. The Revelation Explained

The stone which we name "jasper" does not accord with this description. Smith's Bible Dictionary

The word 'jasper' is derived from the Semitic languages; and from the confused description of Theophrastus COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1

John Wright, show chairman, said Mississippi has an abundance of semi-precious gemstones, such as jasper, carnelian, agate and quartz, as well as petrified wood and other fossils, but the Mississippi opal is its first precious gemstone. Homepage

A lot of corporatist democrats (such as jasper’s post above) never realized that the romney model is hated by the left. Matthew Yglesias » How Close Were We, Really?

She moved around the table and drew the image on the left with a second jasper dipped in oil, then placed it atop his left thigh and said Arcane Circle

She moved around the table and drew the image on the left with a second jasper dipped in oil, then placed it atop his left thigh and said Arcane Circle

Kyth gave me a "Valentines" piece and an ocean jasper sphere for the dead of Haven, and she helped me make earrings for "Twelve" (a glass leaf from each tree, and a single drop of blood red Swarovski crystal) and a woven port-cover pendant for "Apostate" (miscellaneous shiny things strung on thin gold wire around a thick copper spiral). Sunday morning miscellany

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