Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: zircon
IPA transcription: [z'ɝkən]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: zircon, zirconium_silicate
    Meaning: a common mineral occurring in small crystals; chief source of zirconium; used as a refractory when opaque and as a gem when transparent
Usage examples
  • Most of the broad summit is comparatively level and thick sown with crystals, quartz, mica, hornblende, feldspar, granite, zircon, tourmaline, etc., weathered out and strewn closely and loosely as if they had been sown broadcast.