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AMBER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does amber mean? 

AMBER (noun)
  The noun AMBER has 2 senses:

1. a deep yellow color
2. a hard yellowish to brownish translucent fossil resin; used for jewelry

  Familiarity information: AMBER used as a noun is rare.


AMBER (adjective)
  The adjective AMBER has 1 sense:

1. of a medium to dark brownish yellow color

  Familiarity information: AMBER used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AMBER (noun)


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Meaning:

A deep yellow color

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

amber; gold

Context examples:

an amber light illuminated the room / he admired the gold of her hair

Hypernyms ("amber" is a kind of...):

yellow; yellowness (yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons)


Sense 2amber [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A hard yellowish to brownish translucent fossil resin; used for jewelry

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Hypernyms ("amber" is a kind of...):

natural resin (a plant exudate)


AMBER (adjective)


Sense 1amber [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of a medium to dark brownish yellow color

Synonyms:

amber; brownish-yellow; yellow-brown

Similar:

chromatic (being or having or characterized by hue)


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