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Sapphire vs. Topaz

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Main Difference

The main difference between Sapphire and Topaz is that the Sapphire is a gemstone and Topaz is a nesosilicate mineral.

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  • Sapphire (noun)

    A clear deep blue variety of corundum, valued as a precious stone.

  • Sapphire (noun)

    A white, yellow, or purple variety of corundum, either clear or translucent.

  • Sapphire (noun)

    A deep blue colour.

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  • Sapphire (noun)

    A type of South American hummingbird (Chlorestes notata) also called blue-chinned sapphire.

    "The blue-chinned sapphire can be found many parts of South America, depending on season."

  • Sapphire (noun)

    Any of the butterflies in the southern Asian lycaenid genus genus

  • Sapphire (adjective)

    of a deep blue colour.

  • Sapphire (adjective)

    pertaining to a 45th year

  • Topaz (noun)

    A impurities.

  • Topaz (noun)

    An often clear, yellowish-brown gemstone cut from this.

  • Topaz (noun)

    A yellowish-brown color, like that of the gemstone.

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  • Topaz (noun)

    A black Catholic soldier in the British Army.

  • Topaz (adjective)

    Of a yellowish-brown color, like that of the gemstone.

Wiktionary
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  • Sapphire (noun)

    a transparent precious stone, typically blue, which is a variety of corundum (aluminium oxide)

    "a sapphire ring"

  • Sapphire (noun)

    a bright blue colour

    "the sapphire blue of the lake"

    "there was the slightest flicker of light deep within his sapphire eyes"

  • Sapphire (noun)

    a small hummingbird with shining blue or violet colours in its plumage and a short tail.

  • Topaz (noun)

    a precious stone, typically colourless, yellow, or pale blue, consisting of an aluminium silicate that contains fluorine.

  • Topaz (noun)

    a dark yellow colour

    "bright topaz eyes"

  • Topaz (noun)

    a large tropical American hummingbird with a yellowish throat and a long tail.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Sapphire (noun)

    Native alumina or aluminium sesquioxide, Al2O3; corundum; esp., the blue transparent variety of corundum, highly prized as a gem.

  • Sapphire (noun)

    The color of the gem; bright blue.

  • Sapphire (noun)

    Any humming bird of the genus Hylocharis, native of South America. The throat and breast are usually bright blue.

  • Sapphire (adjective)

    Of or resembling sapphire; sapphirine; blue.

  • Topaz (noun)

    A mineral occurring in rhombic prisms, generally yellowish and pellucid, also colorless, and of greenesh, bluish, or brownish shades. It sometimes occurs massive and opaque. It is a fluosilicate of alumina, and is used as a gem.

  • Topaz (noun)

    Either one of two species of large, brilliantly colored humming birds of the genus Topaza (Topaza pella or Topaza pyra), of South America and the West Indies.

Webster Dictionary
  • Sapphire (noun)

    a precious transparent stone of rich blue corundum valued as a gemstone

  • Sapphire (noun)

    a transparent piece of sapphire that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem

  • Sapphire (noun)

    a light shade of blue

  • Sapphire (adjective)

    having the color of a blue sapphire;

    "sapphire eyes"

  • Topaz (noun)

    a yellow quartz

  • Topaz (noun)

    a mineral (fluosilicate of aluminum) that occurs in crystals of various colors and is used as a gemstone

  • Topaz (noun)

    a light brown

Princeton's WordNet

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