cultured pearls

cultured pearls
культиви́рованный же́мчуг

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  • Cultured Pearls — ist eine deutsche Band, die einen bunten Mix aus Soul, Rock, Jazz, und Funk spielt; bei einzelnen Liedern hört man sogar Trip Hop, Country und andere Stile heraus. Sie wurde 1992 gegründet und erhielt 1995 einen Plattenvertrag bei WEA Records.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Freshwater cultured pearls — are farmed in the freshwaters of China, Japan and the United States. The term cultured is used because they are induced by man not by nature. They are incorrectly called freshwater pearls by the majority of the world. The Federal Trade Commission …   Wikipedia

  • cultured pearl — cultured pearls N COUNT A cultured pearl is a pearl that is created by putting sand or grit into an oyster …   English dictionary

  • Cultured pearl — A newly opened Hyriopsis cumingi, freshwater mussel, showing the rows of cultured pearls inside. A cultured pearl is a pearl created by a pearl farmer under controlled conditions. Development of a pearl A pearl is formed when the mantle tissue is …   Wikipedia

  • cultured pearl — a pearl induced to form by placement of a grain of sand or another irritating object within the shell of a pearl oyster or mussel. Also, culture pearl. [1920 25] * * * ▪ gem       natural but cultivated pearl produced by a mollusk after the… …   Universalium

  • Cultured freshwater pearls — A bead crochet necklace made from crochet lace, sterling silver, and freshwater pearls. Freshwater pearls are a kind of pearl that comes from freshwater mussels. They are produced in Japan and the United States on a limited scale, but are now… …   Wikipedia

  • cultured pearl — noun also culture pearl : a natural pearl grown under controlled conditions (as by inserting a seed pearl into the mantle of an oyster and keeping the oyster in a sea bed for some years) * * * a pearl induced to form by placement of a grain of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cultured pearl — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms cultured pearl : singular cultured pearl plural cultured pearls a type of pearl grown artificially, instead of one that grows naturally in an oyster …   English dictionary

  • cultured — adjective Date: circa 1746 1. cultivated 2. produced under artificial conditions < cultured viruses > < cultured pearls > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pearls — n. 1) to string pearls 2) cultured; imitation; natural pearls 3) a string of pearls * * * imitation natural pearls a string of pearls cultured to string pearls …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cultured — cultivated, cultured are both used to mean ‘having refined tastes and manners and a good education’, but they part company in other meanings. Cultivated distinguishes a crop raised in a garden from one growing wild; and cultured is used of pearls …   Modern English usage

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