English - Vietnamese Dictionary
gem /dʤem/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (nghĩa bóng) vật quý nhất
- the gem of the whole collection: cái quý nhất trong toàn bộ sưu tập
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) bánh bơ nhạt
- nội động từ
- dát ngọc
- the night sky gemmed with stars: bầu trời đêm nay đầy sao như dát ngọc
+a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry
+art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
+a person who is a brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry
+a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan
+a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
Advanced English Dictionary
1 gemstone, jewel, stone, precious or semiprecious stone:
The crown was set with rubies and other precious gems.
2 ideal, quintessence, perfect example; pearl (of great price), marvel, flower, élite, cream, crème de la crème, pick, nonpareil, treasure, prize, masterpiece, chef-d'oeuvre:
This is a perfect gem of a painting. The vale of Grasmere is a gem in the diadem of the Lake District.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 (also less frequent gemstone ) a precious stone that has been cut and polished and is used in jewellery: a crown studded with gems
2 a person, place or thing that is especially good: This picture is the gem (= the best) of the collection. + a gem of a place + She's a real gem!
dripping with gems
a millionairess dripping with gems and pearls
| encrusted/studded with gems
a belt studded with priceless gems
little | absolute, real
The second side of their new album contains some real gems.
She worked in the antiques trade, searching out hidden gems in the most unlikely places.
architectural gems like York Minster
a gem of a sth
This is a little gem of a flower.
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