Adjective "jadeite" definition and examples

(Jadeite may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈdʒeɪdʌɪt/

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Definitions and examples

noun

A green, blue, or white mineral which is one of the forms of jade. It is a silicate of sodium, aluminium, and iron and belongs to the pyroxene group.
  1. 'Nephrite and jadeite, the former in colours of white, yellow, russet and green were used in the making of unique little bottles.'
  2. 'This jadeite is multicolored white, green, and rare lavender.'

More definitions

1. a mineral, essentially sodium aluminum silicate, NaAlSi 2 O 6 , usually fibrous, occurring in compact masses, whitish to dark green: a form of jade.

More examples(as adjective)

"earrings can be jadeite."

"auctions can be jadeite."