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English adjective: ruby

1. ruby of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies

Synonymsblood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, red, reddish, ruby-red, ruddy, scarlet


Antonymsachromatic, neutral

English noun: ruby

1. ruby (possession) a transparent piece of ruby that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem

Broader (hypernym)gem, jewel, precious stone

2. ruby (substance) a transparent deep red variety of corundum; used as a gemstone and in lasers

Broader (hypernym)corundom, corundum, transparent gem

3. ruby (attribute) a deep and vivid red color

Synonymscrimson, deep red

Broader (hypernym)red, redness

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