synthetic made by compressing pieces of various resins at a high temperature.
a synthetic amber made by compressing pieces of amber and other resins together at a high temperature
a pale yellow, sometimes reddish or brownish, fossil resin of vegetable origin, translucent, brittle, and capable of gaining a negative electrical charge by friction and of being an excellent insulator: used for making jewelry and other ornamental articles. the yellowish-brown color of resin. of the color of amber; yellowish-brown: amber fields of grain. made of […]
a prefix occurring in loanwords from Latin, meaning “both” (ambiguous) and “around” (ambient); used in the formation of compound words: ambitendency. combining form indicating both: ambidextrous, ambivalence, ambiversion word-forming element meaning “both, on both sides,” from Latin ambi- “around, round about,” from PIE *ambhi “around” (cf. Greek amphi “round about,” Sanskrit abhitah “on both sides,” […]
adjective (chem) another word for amphidentate
the mood, character, quality, tone, atmosphere, etc., particularly of an environment or milieu: The restaurant had a delightful ambiance. that which surrounds or encompasses; environment. Contemporary Examples Summerville captures this ambiance with a mix of ready-to-wear couture pieces and original creations. The ‘Catching Fire’ Costume Designer Talks the Dark Turn in ‘Hunger Games’ Fashion Amy […]