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  Definition of quartz
  1. a hard glossy mineral consisting of silicon dioxide in crystal form; present in most rocks (especially sandstone and granite); yellow sand is quartz with iron oxide impurities
  2. colorless glass made of almost pure silica
Similar Words: quartz glass, vitreous silica, lechatelierite, crystal

 

Hyponyms: quartz crystal, rock crystal, transparent quartz, cairngorm, smoky quartz, amethyst, chalcedony, calcedony, citrine, rose quartz, sunstone, aventurine, topaz, false topaz, common topaz

 

Derivational Morphology: crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, effloresce

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: kvarc   Bulgarian: кварц  
Croatian: kvarc   Dutch: kwartz  
Estonian: kvarts   Finnish: kvartsi  
French: quartz   German: Quarz  
Greek: χαλαζίας   Hindi: क्वार्टज़  
Hungarian: kvarc   Italian: quarzo  
Japanese: 水晶   Latvian: kvarcs  
Polish: kwarc   Romanian: cuart  
Russian: кварц   Spanish: cuarzo  
Turkish: kuvars  
 
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