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Definition of Amber

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fossilized pine tree resin; yellowish brown color
having the amber color; consisting of amber; that resembs amber
Amber Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
lacrima Heliandum
Dictionary of Art Terms
The fossil remains of resins derived from conifers. These are sometimes heated and called copal varnish.
Amber Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To scent or flavor with ambergris; as, ambered wine.
  
(v. t.)
To preserve in amber; as, an ambered fly.
  
(n.)
The balsam, liquidambar.
  
(n.)
Ambergris.
  
(n.)
Amber color, or anything amber-colored; a clear light yellow; as, the amber of the sky.
  
(n.)
A yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds of lignite, or on the seashore in many places. It takes a fine polish, and is used for pipe mouthpieces, beads, etc., and as a basis for a fine varnish. By friction, it becomes strongly electric.
  
(a.)
Resembling amber, especially in color; amber-colored.
  
(a.)
Consisting of amber; made of amber.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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amber
\am"ber\, n. [oe. aumbre, f. ambre, sp. ?mbar, and with the ar. article, al?mbar, fr. ar. 'anbar ambergris.]
1. (min.) a yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds of lignite, or on the seashore in many places. it takes a fine polish, and is used for pipe mouthpieces, beads, etc., and as a basis for a fine varnish. by friction, it becomes strongly electric.
2. amber color, or anything amber-colored; a clear light yellow; as, the amber of the sky.
3. ambergris. [obs.] you that smell of amber at my charge. & fl.
4. the balsam, liquidambar.


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Gwefr = n. the drug amber
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WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a deep yellow color; "an amber light illuminated the room"; "he admired the gold of her hair"
(synonym) gold
(hypernym) yellow, yellowness
2. a hard yellowish to brownish translucent fossil resin; used for jewelry
(hypernym) natural resin

Adjective
1. a medium to dark brownish yellow color
(synonym) brownish-yellow, yellow-brown
(similar) chromatic
Amber Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
US Zip Codes
State: OKLAHOMA
City: AMBER
Australian GPS + Postcode Town Index
QLD -17.66958 144.24475
Amber Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Entomology and Crop Protection
Fossilized gum (tree sap). It is a hard, sometimes clear, yellowish-brown material, often containing fossilized insects.
Amber Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
AMBER (an acronym for Assisted Model Building with Energy Refinement) is a family of force fields for molecular dynamics of biomolecules originally developed by Peter Kollman's group at the University of California, San Francisco. AMBER is also the name for the molecular dynamics software package that simulates these force fields. It is maintained by an active collaboration between David Case at Rutgers University, Tom Cheatham at the University of Utah, Tom Darden at NIEHS, Ken Merz at Michigan State University, Carlos Simmerling at Stony Brook University, Ray Luo at UC Irvine, and Junmei Wang at Encysive Pharmaceuticals.

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Amber is fossilized tree resin (not sap), which has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times. Much valued from antiquity to the present as a gemstone, amber is made into a variety of decorative objects. Amber is used as an ingredient in perfumes, as a healing agent in folk medicine, and as jewelry.

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Amber Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Amber Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Easton's Bible Dictionary
(Ezek. 1:4, 27; 8:2. Heb., hashmal, rendered by the LXX. elektron, and by the Vulgate electrum), a metal compounded of silver and gold. Some translate the word by "polished brass," others "fine brass," as in Rev. 1:15; 2:18. It was probably the mixture now called electrum. The word has no connection, however, with what is now called amber, which is a gummy substance, reckoned as belonging to the mineral kingdom though of vegetable origin, a fossil resin.
Smith's Bible Dictionary

(Heb. chasmal) occurs only in (Ezekiel 1:4,27; 8:2) It is usually supposed that the Hebrew word chasmal (denotes a metal) and not the fossil resin called amber .
  
Smith's Bible Dictionary (1884) , by William Smith. About
Rakefet
Amber Pale yellow, brown, or reddish fossilized resin, capable of a negative electric charge by friction. In Greek mythology amber was formed from the tears of Meleager's sisters, or alternately of Phaeton's sisters dropped into the Eridan after he was killed trying to drive the chariot of the sun. While the Eridan is usually identified with the Po River in Italy, Blavatsky holds that it was a northern sea (SD 2:770n). In Scandinavian myths it was attributed to the tears of Freya. In China amber was said to be the soul of the tiger transformed into a mineral after its death. It has been used widely for medicinal, religious, and decorative purposes .