How to use Agate in a sentence

agate
  • This consisted of bronze swords and vases, gold jewellery with agate and other gems, bracelets, collars, a seal cylinder and two engraved gold rings, one of which, the largest known, bears a religious scene.

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  • Our chalcedony was probably included by the ancients among the various kinds of jasper and agate, especially the varieties termed "leucachates" and "cerachates."

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  • For this purpose Koch ground up tubercle bacilli in an agate mortar and treated them with distilled water until practically no deposit remained.

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  • Marquette, Mich., Presque Ile Point, Mich., Agate Bay, Minn., Grand Marais, Minn., and Ashland, Wis., are on bays which have protective breakwaters across their mouths.

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  • Other precious stones found are chalcedony, garnet, jacinth, amethyst, carnelian, agate, rock-crystals, &c. Amber is found at Magura in Zsepes, while fine marble quarries are found in the counties of Esztergom, Komarom, Veszprem and Szepes.

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  • The gems of onyx, carnelian and agate are later and bear various figures, and in some cases Arabic inscriptions.

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  • When constructed for purposes of extreme accuracy they will turn with the one-millionth part of the load weighed, though to ensure such a result the knife-edges and their bearings must be extremely hard (either hardened steel or agate) and worked up with great care.

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  • Several of the varieties are cut into gems and ornaments, balance weights, pivot supports for delicate instruments, agate mortars, &c.; or used for engraving, for instance, cameos and the elaborately carved crystal vases of ancient and medieval times.

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  • Susan used an engraving from an 18th Century geological book, showing different varieties of moss agate, against a mottled background.

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  • The names for chalcedony and agate are somewhat interchangeable, although the term agate is usually used to describe the banded varieties of chalcedony.

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  • These glass objects belong to a class of high prestige weapons such as dagger hilts made of agate.

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  • These earrings are commonly called yogi 's earrings and are made of agate, glass, and various materials.

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  • Blocks and logs of agate, chalcedony, jasper, opal and other silicate deposits lie in hundreds over an area of 60 sq.

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  • The knife-edge and its bearing are both of steel or agate, and the bearing surface is flat.

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  • A first-class chemical balance would be made in this manner, but in all places where there are acids and gases the knife-edges and bearings must be made of agate, as the fumes attack and corrode steel.

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  • The products are made from agate, quartz and amber.

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  • Whereas lighter shades of granite were preferred during Tony's days on television, today's focus is on richer, darker colors like Saint Cloud Grey, Lake Superior Green, Agate and Academia Black.

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  • These are often natural gemstones such as quartz and agate.

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  • Teva makes plenty of other men's sandals styles, including the Cardenas Fisherman, Agate Thong, Hallah Thong, Mush, Hurricane, Fossil Canyon, Open Toachi, Monsone and Tanza.

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  • The town is celebrated for its manufacture of agate and carnelian ornaments, of reputation principally in China.

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  • See AGATE, BLOODSTONE, CARNELIAN, CHRYSOPRASE, HELIOTROPE, MOCHA STONE, ONYX, SARD and SARDONYX.

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  • When and how the art was introduced is obscure, but there are notices of it as early as the 11th century; and in 1250 Christoforo Briani attempted the imitation of agate and chalcedony.

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  • The end knife-edges also are of steel or agate, and have continuous bearing on flat steel or agate surfaces at the upper part of the suspension links.

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  • He uses agate for the Fool, diamond for Strength, and carnelian for Justice.

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  • It was, as I was told, of red agate, in the form of a man with the right hand broken off.

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  • Several agate types, including vein agate types, including vein agate are found.

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  • Well-worn pebbles of amorphous quartz (agate, chalcedony, jasper, &c.) are found in the stratified drift along the western side of the Tertiary region of the state, and from Columbus northward.

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  • At last he found work on a 32mo New Testament, set in agate, double columns, with a middle column of notes in pearl.

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  • Sixteen of these alabaster scarfs hang side by side in Hovey's Balcony, three white and fine as crape shawls, thirteen striated like agate with every shade of brown, Luray Cavern.

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  • Such crystals occur either in cavities in mineral-veins and in granitic rocks, or as a lining in agate geodes.

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  • His black, agate pupils with saffron- yellow whites moved restlessly near the lower eyelids.

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