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gems, plural;
  1. Decorate with or as with gems

Noun
  1. A precious or semiprecious stone, esp. when cut and polished or engraved

  2. A person or thing considered to be outstandingly good or special in some respect
    • - this architectural gem of a palace
  3. Used in names of some brilliantly colored hummingbirds, e.g., mountain gem


  1. art highly prized for its beauty or perfection
  2. a crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry; "he had the gem set in a ring for his wife"; "she had jewels made of all the rarest stones"
  3. jewel: a person who is as brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry
  4. muffin: a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan
  5. jewel: a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
  6. RubyGems is a package manager for the Ruby programming language that provides a standard format for distributing Ruby programs and libraries (in a self-contained format called a "gem"), a tool designed to easily manage the installation of gems, and a server for distributing them. ...
  7. GEM is the third album from Beni Arashiro on label Avex Trax. This album has 2 versions: a CD-only version and a CD+DVD version. The DVD contains all of the promoting videos and a CECIL McBEE trailer. ...
  8. The Gem was an automobile manufactured in both Jackson, Michigan and Grand Rapids, Michigan by the Gem Motor Car Company from 1917 to 1919. ...
  9. GEM is a band from Utrecht, The Netherlands. The five-piece, founded in 2003, plays energetic rock, mixing grit with melody. GEM has released two albums of which Escapades (2006) is the newest.
  10. GTP-binding protein GEM is a protein that in humans is encoded by the GEM gene.
  11. The Gem (Orthonama obstipata) is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is a common species of Continental Europe and adjacent lands, though in the northeast, its range does not significantly extend beyond the Baltic region and it is absent from northern Russia. ...
  12. A native or resident of the American state of Idaho
  13. A precious stone, usually of substantial monetary value or prized for its beauty or shine; any precious or highly valued thing or person; a gemma or leaf-bud; a type of geometrid moth, Orthonama obstipata; A package containing programs or libraries for the Ruby programming language
  14. (GEMS) Global Environment Monitoring System
  15. (Gems) 1. Natural stones that are considered to be precious because of their beauty, longevity and rarity. 2. Natural stones: diamond, emerald, ruby, sapphire, alexandrite, pearl, unique amber buildups.
  16. (Gems) Along with silk are some of Thailand’s best known and most highly valued products. However, a price tag accompanies most jewellery items and visitors should shop around carefully before parting with their hard-earned cash. ...
  17. (Gems) The visual representation of "rep" (see entry for rep).
  18. (Gems) To dream of gems, foretells a happy fate both in love and business affairs. See Jewelry.
  19. (gems) the 3: ti-ratana (q.v.).
  20. Most gems are minerals that have been chosen for their beauty and durability, then cut and polished for use as human adornment.  However, there are exceptions. While most gems are minerals, pearls and amber are organics, that is, created by living organisms.
  21. A mortgage with increasing payments, causing the principal to be rapidly decreased.
  22. An adjective that the A.N.A. applies to coins which grade Mint State or Proof-67. Most dealers, however, apply the adjective to any coin which they grade MS/Proof-65.
  23. The initials for GE Mortgage Insurance Canada. See GE Mortgage Insurance Canada.
  24. Adjectival description applied to Mint State and Proof-65 coins. It also is used for higher grades and as a generic term for a superb coin.
  25. Mortgage in which annual increases in monthly payments are used to reduce outstanding principal and to shorten the term of the loan.