What does Bort mean?

Bort meaning in General Dictionary

Imperfectly crystallized or coarse diamonds or fragments manufactured in cutting good diamonds which are paid off to dust and used in lapidary work

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  • Imperfectly crystallized or coarse diamonds, or fragments produced in cutting great diamonds that are paid off to powder and found in lapidary work.

Bort meaning in Names Dictionary

Fortified.
Name Origin: English
Name Gender: Male


Bort meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"waste diamonds, tiny potato chips from diamond-cutting," of unknown origin, maybe linked to Old French bort "bastard."


Bort meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Imperfectly crystallized or coarse diamonds, or fragments made in cutting good diamonds which are decreased to dust and used in lapidary work.


Sentence Examples with the word Bort

Both bort and carbonado seem to be really aggregates of crystallized diamond, but the carbonado is so nearly structureless that it was till recently regarded as an amorphous modification of carbon.

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