Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “quartz”

See all translations

quartz

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈkwɔːts/
a mineral used to make watches and clocks accurateWatches and clocksTypes of rockPrecious and semi-precious stones
Translations of “quartz”
in Spanish cuarzo…
in French (de, en) quartz…
in German Quarz, Quarz-……
in Chinese (Traditional) 石英…
in Russian кварц…
in Turkish kuvars, saat yapımında kullanılan mineral…
in Chinese (Simplified) 石英…
in Polish kwarc…
(Definition of quartz from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “quartz” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

comma

the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to separate the single things in a list

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More