Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: garnet
IPA transcription: [ɡ'ɑɹnət]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: garnet
    Meaning: any of a group of hard glassy minerals (silicates of various metals) used as gemstones and as an abrasive
Usage examples
  • 'Alas! my love,' was her answer, 'over there are the garnet mountains, where the precious stones are found.
  • In sedimentary rocks there may be produced crystals of mica and of GARNET (a mineral as hard as quartz, commonly occurring in red, twelve-sided crystals).