strass

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

After its inventor, the 18th-century German jeweler Georg Friedrich Strass.

Noun[edit]

strass (uncountable)

  1. A brilliant glass, used in the manufacture of artificial paste gemstones, consisting essentially of a complex borosilicate of lead and potassium.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Noun[edit]

strass m (uncountable)

  1. paste (lead crystal used as gemstone)

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

strass m (invariable)

  1. paste (lead crystal used as gemstone)

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

strass m (uncountable)

  1. paste (glass containing lead, used to imitate diamonds)