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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A deep and vivid red color; A transparent piece of stone that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem; A transparent deep red variety of corundum adj. - Of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange).

Usage examples (35)
  • The ruby is supposed by Moslems to be a common mineral thoroughly
  • Tale: snake-stone ruby is put into a box for twelve years and turns into hero.
  • John Radavsky will be the featured performer, singing songs with the word ruby in them.
  • GERGEN: These are what you could call ruby red states. for more
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