Adjective "Agate" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Agate


    Definition:

    1. a variegated chalcedony showing curved, colored bands or other markings.

    2. a playing marble made of this substance, or of glass in imitation of it.

    3. Printing. a 5½-point type of a size between pearl and nonpareil.Compare ruby (def 5).

    Examples:

    "glowings can be agate."