verb (used with object), gemmed, gem·ming.
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Origin of gem
OTHER WORDS FROM gemgemless, adjectivegemlike, adjective
Words nearby gem
Example sentences from the Web for gem
You’re finding gems that you know you’ll treasure forever, that are unique, interesting, well-made, and delightful.The CEO striving to make vintage, secondhand clothing as popular as fast fashion|Rachel King|September 6, 2020|Fortune
Another hidden gem — though it’s technically in Lewes — is The Station on Kings.
He’d displayed his gems to his street, arrayed at the head of the garage, facing the road.
Internal site search is one of the hidden gems every SEO should know about.Eight great tips for internal site search optimization|Marco Bonomo|June 18, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Baby cigarette “No worry of cancer with this cigarette costume,” the description for this gem reads.Sexy Ebola Nurse & More of the Year’s Worst Halloween Costumes|Kevin Fallon|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Take for instance this gem of a story written about the horrific Baltimore fire of 1904.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet another example is Belle Isle, a gorgeous 982-acre gem floating in the Detroit River.
Check out this angry-faced selfie with Geoff Cameron, a true World Cup gem.
The ice cream remains reason enough to detour off I-84 for a visit to this mid-20th century gem.
The dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear many a gem of purest ray serene.The Super Race: An American Problem|Scott Nearing
It is great painting in miniature, genius in its quintessence, a gem of perfect water.Life of Charles Dickens|Frank Marzials
Spinels are found along with ruby in Burmah and in Siam and they also occur in the gem gravels of Ceylon.A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public|Frank Bertram Wade
The gem of all others which enriches the coronet of woman's character, is unaffected piety.
He acted upon it forth with: he drew out from within his under-garment a gem that hung round his neck by a gold chain.The Bride of the Nile, Complete|Georg Ebers