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Jade vs. Jasper

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Main Difference

The main difference between Jade and Jasper is that the Jade is a ornamental stone and Jasper is a chalcedony variety colored by iron oxide

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Wikipedia
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  • Jade (noun)

    A semiprecious stone, either nephrite or jadeite, generally green or white in color, often used for carving figurines.

  • Jade (noun)

    A bright shade of slightly bluish or greyish green, typical of polished jade stones.

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  • Jade (noun)

    A horse too old to be put to work.

  • Jade (noun)

    A bad-tempered or disreputable woman.

  • Jade (adjective)

    Of a grayish shade of green, typical of jade stones.

  • Jade (verb)

    To tire, weary or fatigue

  • Jade (verb)

    To treat like a jade; to spurn.

  • Jade (verb)

    To make ridiculous and contemptible.

  • Jasper (noun)

    Any bright-coloured kind of chalcedony apart from cornelian.

  • Jasper (noun)

    An opaque, impure variety of quartz, of red, yellow, and other dull colors, breaking conchoidally with a smooth surface.

  • Jasper (noun)

    Jasperware pottery.

  • Jasper (noun)

    A wasp.

  • Jasper (noun)

    A person, a guy, especially seen as naïve or simple.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Jade (noun)

    A stone, commonly of a pale to dark green color but sometimes whitish. It is very hard and compact, capable of fine polish, and is used for ornamental purposes and for implements, esp. in Eastern countries and among many early peoples.

  • Jade (noun)

    A color resembling that of jade{1}; it varies from yellowish-green to bluish-green.

  • Jade (noun)

    A mean or tired horse; a worthless nag.

  • Jade (noun)

    A disreputable or vicious woman; a wench; a quean; also, sometimes, a worthless man.

  • Jade (noun)

    A young woman; - generally so called in irony or slight contempt.

  • Jade

    To treat like a jade; to spurn.

  • Jade

    To make ridiculous and contemptible.

  • Jade

    To exhaust by overdriving or long-continued labor of any kind; to tire, make dull, or wear out by severe or tedious tasks; to harass.

  • Jade (verb)

    To become weary; to lose spirit.

  • Jasper (noun)

    An opaque, impure variety of quartz, of red, yellow, and other dull colors, breaking with a smooth surface. It admits of a high polish, and is used for vases, seals, snuff boxes, etc. When the colors are in stripes or bands, it is called striped jasper or banded jasper. The Egyptian pebble is a brownish yellow jasper.

Webster Dictionary
  • Jade (noun)

    a semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite

  • Jade (noun)

    a woman adulterer

  • Jade (noun)

    a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green

  • Jade (noun)

    an old or over-worked horse

  • Jade (verb)

    get tired of something or somebody

  • Jade (verb)

    exhaust or tire through overuse or great strain or stress;

    "We wore ourselves out on this hike"

  • Jade (adjective)

    similar to the color of jade; especially varying from bluish green to yellowish green

  • Jasper (noun)

    an opaque form of quartz; red or yellow or brown or dark green in color; used for ornamentation or as a gemstone

Princeton's WordNet

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