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Definition of Amber


  1. A yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds of lignite, or on the seashore in many places. It takes a fine polish, and is used for pipe mouthpieces, beads, etc., and as a basis for a fine varnish. By friction, it becomes strongly electric.
  2. Amber color, or anything amber-colored; a clear light yellow; as, the amber of the sky.
  3. Ambergris.
  4. The balsam, liquidambar.
  5. Consisting of amber; made of amber.
  6. Resembling amber, especially in color; amber-colored.
  7. To scent or flavor with ambergris; as, ambered wine.
  8. To preserve in amber; as, an ambered fly.
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Amber Translations

amber in French is ambre
amber in German is Bernstein, amber
amber in Latin is lacrima Heliandum