Associations to the word «Amber»

Wiktionary

AMBER, noun. (obsolete) Ambergris, the waxy product of the sperm whale. [14th-18th c.]
AMBER, noun. A hard, generally yellow to brown translucent fossil resin, used for jewellery. One variety, blue amber, appears blue rather than yellow under direct sunlight. [from 15th c.]
AMBER, noun. A brownish yellow colour.
AMBER, noun. (British) The intermediate light in a set of three traffic lights, which when illuminated indicates that drivers should stop short of the intersection if it is safe to do so.
AMBER, noun. (biology) (genetics) (biochemistry) The stop codon (nucleotide triplet) "UAG", or a mutant which has this stop codon at a premature place in its DNA sequence.
AMBER, adjective. Of a brownish yellow colour, like that of most amber.
AMBER, verb. (transitive) (rare) To perfume or flavour with ambergris.
AMBER, verb. (transitive) (rare) To preserve in amber.
AMBER, verb. (transitive) (rare) (chiefly poetic or literary) To cause to take on the yellow colour of amber.
AMBER, verb. (intransitive) (rare) (chiefly poetic or literary) To take on the yellow colour of amber.
AMBER, proper noun. A female given name, popular in the 1980s and the 1990s.
AMBER, proper noun. A surname​ of uncertain origin.
AMBER, proper noun. A female given name.
AMBER, proper noun. A ruined city in Rajasthan, India.
AMBER ALERT, noun. (US) (Canada) A public notification of a child abduction.
AMBER ALERTS, noun. Plural of amber alert
AMBER FLUID, noun. (Australia) (slang) Beer.
AMBER FLUIDS, noun. Plural of amber fluid
AMBER GAMBLER, noun. (UK) (idiomatic) A driver of a road vehicle who accelerates when the traffic lights change from green to amber (instead of stopping, as required by law), gambling that no vehicle will cross his or her path; a driver who starts off when the traffic lights show red and amber together, but not yet green.
AMBER GAMBLERS, noun. Plural of amber gambler
AMBER GREACE, noun. (obsolete) (rare) Alternative spelling of ambergris
AMBER GREASE, noun. Obsolete spelling of ambergris
AMBER GRECE, noun. (obsolete) (rare) Alternative spelling of ambergris
AMBER GREECE, noun. Obsolete spelling of ambergris
AMBER GRESE, noun. (obsolete) (rare) Alternative spelling of ambergris
AMBER GRICE, noun. (obsolete) (rare) Alternative spelling of ambergris
AMBER GRIECE, noun. (obsolete) (rare) Alternative spelling of ambergris
AMBER GRIESE, noun. (obsolete) (rare) Alternative spelling of ambergris
AMBER GRIS, noun. (now largely obsolete and uncommon) Alternative spelling of ambergris
AMBER GRISE, noun. Obsolete form of ambergris.
AMBER LIGHT, noun. (British) An amber-coloured traffic light indicating that vehicles should stop unless it is unsafe to do so, approximately equivalent to the yellow light in the US.
AMBER LIGHTS, noun. Plural of amber light
AMBER NECTAR, noun. (idiomatic) (Australia) Beer.
AMBER NECTARS, noun. Plural of amber nectar
AMBER ROAD, proper noun. (historical) An ancient trade route for the transfer of amber from coastal areas of the North Sea and Baltic Sea to the Mediterranean Sea.
AMBER SEED, noun. The seed of the musk mallow, Abelmoschus moschatus, formerly Hibiscus abelmoschus, somewhat resembling millet; musk seed.
AMBER SEEDS, noun. Plural of amber seed
AMBER TREE, noun. A species of Anthospermum, a succulent evergreen shrub whose leaves release a fragrant odour when bruised.
AMBER TREES, noun. Plural of amber tree

Dictionary definition

AMBER, noun. A deep yellow color; "an amber light illuminated the room"; "he admired the gold of her hair".
AMBER, noun. A hard yellowish to brownish translucent fossil resin; used for jewelry.
AMBER, adjective. Of a medium to dark brownish yellow color.

Wise words

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
Joseph Conrad