[ US /ˈɹubi/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈuːbi/ ]
  1. a transparent piece of ruby that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
  2. a transparent deep red variety of corundum; used as a gemstone and in lasers
  3. a deep and vivid red color
  1. of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies
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How To Use ruby In A Sentence

  • The typical Ruby-crowned Kinglet nest is deep and is suspended from two hanging twigs.
  • I put on black eyeliner, mascara, red eye shadow with black tints towards the edges of my eyes, and ruby colored lipstick.
  • Lawrence Pietroni has created two uniquely alluring charactersRuby and Isaand spins a story that feels mythical or folkloric, that is driven by a mystery, throbs with tension, and ends in conflagration. Ruby's Spoon: Summary and book reviews of Ruby's Spoon by Anna Lawrence Pietroni.
  • This has a deep ruby colour and complex range of flavours. Thorsons Organic Wine Guide
  • The small piece of gold glittered brightly in the moonlight, setting off the red ruby it encircled.
  • There's every chance of a real Bukhara rug with its 'lozenge' design in ruby and cinnabar that gleams when taken out to be beaten. Hindustan Times News Feeds 'Views'
  • But, whatever harm Macscruby thinks our flag might do to his beef jerky, McDonald's had no misgivings on its effect on the Big Mac.
  • In an affair which the Italian press have dubbed "Rubygate", she is reported to have attended dinners at Mr Berlusconi's private villa outside Milan, where she allegedly witnessed group sex games which the prime minister and his entourage nicknamed "bunga-bunga - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph
  • This year, the honorees were: Warren Beatty, Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee, Sir Elton John, Dame Joan Sutherland, and John Williams.
  • My faith, the very name begets a towering conceit wherever it goes," he answered, and he brought his stick down on the floor with such vehemence that the emerald and ruby rings rattled on his shrunken fingers. The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker
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