Associations to the word «Ruby»

Pictures for the word «Ruby»


RUBY, noun. A clear, deep, red variety of corundum, valued as a precious stone.
RUBY, noun. (obsolete) A red spinel.
RUBY, noun. A deep red colour.
RUBY, noun. (uncountable) (printing) (UK) (dated) The size of type between pearl and nonpareil, standardized as 5½-point.
RUBY, noun. A ruby hummer, a South American hummingbird, Clytolaema rubricauda.
RUBY, noun. A red bird-of-paradise, Paradisaea rubra.
RUBY, adjective. Of a deep red colour.
RUBY, verb. (transitive) (poetic) To make red; to redden.
RUBY, noun. A pronunciation guide written above or beside Chinese or Japanese characters.
RUBY, proper noun. A female given name.
RUBY, proper noun. A dynamic, reflective, general-purpose object-oriented programming language developed in the 1990s.
RUBY, proper noun. A city in Alaska.
RUBY, proper noun. A ghost town in Arizona
RUBY, proper noun. A town in South Carolina.
RUBY, proper noun. A town in Wisconsin.
RUBY, proper noun. A settlement on the island of Saint Croix in the United States Virgin Islands.
RUBY, noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) A curry, short for Ruby Murray.
RUBY MURRAY, noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) A (meal of) curry.
RUBY PORT, noun. The cheapest and most extensively produced type of port, with a rich claret colour.
RUBY PORTS, noun. Plural of ruby port
RUBY SLIPPERS, noun. (idiomatic) valuable feature (of software etc) overlooked by the user
RUBY TIGER, noun. Phragmatobia fuliginosa, a moth of the family Arctiidae, found in Europe.
RUBY WEDDING, noun. A 40th wedding anniversary

Dictionary definition

RUBY, noun. A transparent piece of ruby that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem.
RUBY, noun. A transparent deep red variety of corundum; used as a gemstone and in lasers.
RUBY, noun. A deep and vivid red color.
RUBY, adjective. Of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies.

Wise words

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Antoine de Saint-Exupery