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Origin of sapphire
Words nearby sapphire
Example sentences from the Web for sapphire
Something about the impossibly deep sapphire water carries an almost mystical quality that grabs you by the retinas and doesn’t let go.Otherworldly Adventure at Crater Lake National Park|Emily Pennington|March 24, 2021|Outside Online
My partner and I rented a houseboat, loaded up on groceries, and were soon cruising around a vast expanse of sapphire water flecked with small islands.
Take advantage of the waterproof silicone strap, 10ATM water-resistance rating, and scratch-resistant sapphire crystal face at play time, then switch to the Horween leather to dress things up.
With a short amount of time to explore one of the country’s most popular parks, I made my visit a quest to discover as many gleaming sapphire tarns as I could during my stay.Alpine Lake Spotting at Rocky Mountain National Park|Emily Pennington|October 16, 2020|Outside Online
One Sapphire, Kay, falls for a black soldier, even as she struggles with her Aboriginal identity.‘The Sapphires’: Tony Briggs and His Mum on Racism in Australia, Music & More|Jean Trinh|March 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His highly acclaimed, and highly controversial, 2009 film, Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire, is a case in point.Lee Daniels: Cannes Film Festival’s Mischief Maker|Richard Porton|May 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“In my original notes I had that Precious would have a baby girl, then here comes this boy,” Sapphire says with a laugh.
Sapphire says that had she not already finished much of The Kid, the criticism would have “stopped me dead in my tracks.”
“The logical or realistic way this story would end up would be total disaster,” says Sapphire.
If you want to make a synthetic sapphire, you start with a seed sapphire, and the artificial process builds up on that.Nine Men in Time|Noel Miller Loomis
Her Nazarites were whiter than snow, purer than milk, more ruddy than the old ivory, fairer than the sapphire.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Sometimes sky and sea have been steeped in dazzling haze of golden glare, sometimes brightened to blue of a sapphire depth.
She was sitting on a low divan, head bent, slowly turning a sapphire ring on her finger, round and round.In Search of the Unknown|Robert W. Chambers
We proceeded moderately and sedately upon our shining way, skirting the sapphire sea, dotted here and there with green islands.Italian Days and Ways|Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
British Dictionary definitions for sapphire
- any precious corundum gemstone that is not red, esp the highly valued transparent blue variety. A synthetic form is used in electronics and precision apparatus. Formula: Al 2 O 3
- (as modifier)a sapphire ring
- the blue colour of sapphire
- (as adjective)sapphire eyes