Definition of "jade" [jade]

  • (noun) Either of two distinct minerals, nephrite and jadeite, that are generally pale green or white and are used mainly as gemstones or in carving.
  • (noun) A carving made of jade.
  • (noun) Jade green.
  • (verb-transitive) To wear out, as by overuse or overindulgence. See Synonyms at tire1.
  • (verb-intransitive) To become weary or spiritless.
  • (noun) a semiprecious stone consisting of either jadeite or nephrite. It varies in colour from white to green and is used for making ornaments and jewellery
  • (noun) (as modifier)
  • (noun) the green colour of jade

Use "jade" in a sentence

  • "Many might suppose jade to be a natural kind of mineral, but it is not because there are two distinct minerals called ˜jade™."
  • "In addition to its employment in actual comparison, the word "jade" is very often used in a figurative sense to denote anything especially desirable."
  • "Nov 20: "Lair of the Dragon: Ancient Chinese Jades and Bronzes" 100 pieces in jade and bronze showing the Liangzhu culture and its impact on future art."

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