Jewel vs. Pearl

Jewel vs. Pearl — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Jewel and Pearl

Jewelnoun

A precious stone; a gem.

Pearlnoun

A smooth, lustrous, variously colored mass, chiefly of calcium carbonate, formed around a grain of sand or other foreign matter inside the shell of certain bivalve mollusks and valued as a gem.

Jewelnoun

A small natural or artificial gem used as a bearing in a watch.

Pearlnoun

A bead resembling one of these masses.

Jewelnoun

A costly ornament of precious metal or gems.

Pearlnoun

Something small and spherical in shape

"pearls of sweat beading on her upper lip" (Katherine Min).
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Jewelnoun

One that is treasured or esteemed.

Pearlnoun

Mother-of-pearl; nacre.

Jewelverb

To adorn with jewels.

Pearlnoun

One that is highly regarded for its beauty or value.

Jewelverb

To fit with jewels.

Pearlnoun

(Printing) A type size measuring approximately five points.

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Jewelnoun

A precious or semi-precious stone; gem, gemstone.

Pearlnoun

A yellowish white.

Jewelnoun

A valuable object used for personal ornamentation, especially one made of precious metals and stones; a piece of jewellery.

Pearlverb

To decorate or cover with pearls or beads resembling pearls.

Jewelnoun

(figuratively) Anything considered precious or valuable.

Galveston was the jewel of Texas prior to the hurricane.

Pearlverb

To make into the shape or color of pearls.

Jewelnoun

A bearing for a pivot in a watch, formed of a crystal or precious stone.

Pearlverb

To dive or fish for pearls or pearl-bearing mollusks.

Jewelnoun

(entomology) Any of various lycaenid butterflies of the genus Hypochrysops.

Pearlverb

To form beads resembling pearls.

Jewelnoun

(slang) The clitoris.

Pearlverb

Variant of purl2.

Jewelverb

To bejewel; to decorate or bedeck with jewels or gems.

Pearlnoun

A shelly concretion, usually rounded, and having a brilliant luster, with varying tints, found in the mantle, or between the mantle and shell, of certain bivalve mollusks, especially in the pearl oysters and river mussels, and sometimes in certain univalves. It is usually due to a secretion of shelly substance around some irritating foreign particle. Its substance is the same as nacre, or mother-of-pearl. Round lustrous pearls are used in jewellery.

Jewelnoun

a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry

Pearlnoun

(figuratively) Something precious.

Jewelnoun

a person who is a brilliant and precious as a piece of jewelry

Pearlnoun

A capsule of gelatin or similar substance containing liquid for e.g. medicinal application.

Jewelverb

adorn or decorate with precious stones;

jeweled dresses

Pearlnoun

Nacre, or mother-of-pearl.

Pearlnoun

A whitish speck or film on the eye.

Pearlnoun

A fish allied to the turbot; the brill.

Pearlnoun

A light-colored tern.

Pearlnoun

One of the circle of tubercles which form the bur on a deer's antler.

Pearlnoun

The size of type between diamond and agate, standardized as 5-point.

Pearlnoun

A fringe or border.

Pearlnoun

(obsolete) A jewel or gem.

Pearlnoun

The clitoris.

Pearlverb

To set or adorn with pearls, or with mother-of-pearl.

Pearlverb

(transitive) To cause to resemble pearls in shape; to make into small round grains.

to pearl barley

Pearlverb

(transitive) To cause to resemble pearls in lustre or iridescence.

Pearlverb

(intransitive) To resemble pearl or pearls.

Pearlverb

(intransitive) To hunt for pearls

to go pearling

Pearlverb

to dig the nose of one's surfboard into the water, often on takeoff.

Pearlnoun

a smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster; much valued as a jewel

Pearlnoun

a shade of white the color of bleached bones

Pearlnoun

a shape that is small and round;

he studied the shapes of low-viscosity dropsbeads of sweat on his forehead

Pearlverb

gather pearls, from oysters in the ocean