What is gem?

  • (noun): A precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry.
    Synonyms: jewel, precious stone
    See also — Additional definitions below


Gem generally refers to a gemstone, a cut rock or mineral.

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List Of Nine Network Slogans - GEM
... 2010-11 Welcome to GEM (endorsed by actress Lisa McCune) 2010-present GEM 2011 Your Time, Your Choice, Your GEM ...
Langenprozelten (Gemünden Am Main)
... Langenprozelten is an outlying centre (Stadtteil) of Gemünden am Main in the Main-Spessart district, in Bavaria, Germany ... Burgsinn Erlenbach bei Marktheidenfeld Esselbach Eußenheim Fellen Frammersbach Gemünden am Main Gössenheim Gräfendorf Hafenlohr Hasloch Himmelstadt Karbach ...
Last Battalion - Gameplay
... You can also acquire secondary weapons by collecting a gem ... The gem changes colors, and depending on which color it is when you collect it, you will get a different weapon ... You can power up your secondary weapon by collecting another gem of the same color ...
LM386 - Guitar Amplifier Usage
... and is notable for being able to fit in a cigarette package The "Little Gem" and "Little Gem MkII" are modified/cloned versions of the "Smokey Amp" ... "Ruby" amp is a modified version of a Little Gem amplifier ...
Gem, Indiana - Geography
... Gem is located at 39°46′46″N 85°53′48″W / 39.77944°N 85.89667°W / 39.77944 -85.89667 ...

More definitions of "gem":

  • (noun): A crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry.
    Example: "He had the gem set in a ring for his wife"
    Synonyms: gemstone, stone
  • (noun): A sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan.
    Synonyms: muffin
  • (noun): Art highly prized for its beauty or perfection.
    Synonyms: treasure
  • (noun): A person who is a brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry.
    Synonyms: jewel

Famous quotes containing the word gem:

    Love may be the fairest gem which Society has filched from Nature; but what is motherhood save Nature in her most gladsome mood? A smile has dried my tears.
    Honoré De Balzac (1799–1850)