Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of chrysoberyl.

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Examples

  • The cat's-eye stones the local people were wearing-which were more properly called chrysoberyls - were not only beautiful and sacred, according to Nadhari's lesson on Makahomian culture, but also very useful in the mining and terraforming industries across the universe.

    Acorna's Rebels

  • Gone were her amethysts and tanzanites, and in their place was a collar of perfectly matched orchid-hued golf-ball-size catseye chrysoberyls.

    Massage

  • Why was there no sign that either had ever been there except for the ship with the chrysoberyls?

    Massage

  • The blessed Singing Stones might have been singing their hea r ts out long before this for all we know, but they never tried to sing loudly enough to be heard until the sacred catseye chrysoberyls of Makahomia were deposited in close enough proximity that the Singing Stones felt the emanations from their fellow sacre d stones.

    Massage

  • "I did save out a few of the chrysoberyls to modify my armaments and, using them, I assure you I could cut you into pieces too small to interest another salvage ship."

    Massage

  • Instead, each of them gazed at the other as Mr. Harakamian had looked at t he catseye chrysoberyls, as if they each had discovered, or rediscovered, a treasure beyond price.

    Massage

  • Grimalkin froze the lot of them, turning them all t emporarily Solid, and used his own tractor beam to extract the chrysoberyls from the war memorial.

    Massage

  • The Makahomian catseye chrysoberyls had enriched both t he Linyaari and Hafiz immeasurably, and the improvements on both MOO and Vhiliinyar were the result of that influx of wealth.

    Massage

  • She also sent him clear images of the pile of chrysoberyls lying in somewhat scattered disarray on the bridge of Grimalkin's vessel.

    Massage

  • When the chrysoberyls, with their unique properties that would make micro-terraformation technology possible on a large scale, came to Hafiz Harakamian's attention, he recalled conversations with the ambassador and made inquiries among his - er - employees, among the Federation.

    Acorna's Rebels

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