cubic zirconia

noun
variants: or less commonly cubic zirconium

Definition of cubic zirconia

: a synthetic gemstone of zirconia resembling a diamond

Examples of cubic zirconia in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Each of Meghan's constellation necklaces cost more than $1,500, but this cubic zirconia one from Nordstrom looks nearly identical for a fraction of the price. Alex Warner, PEOPLE.com, 11 Jan. 2022 The M’ama ring made with enamel and cubic zirconia stone is the perfect piece to compliment any beachside look. Angela Lei, Forbes, 15 Nov. 2021 Usually the props person has a box of rings that are all cubic zirconia. Keaton Bell, Vogue, 29 Oct. 2021 Lane originally thought the stone was a less appealing cubic zirconia worth about $2,700. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 29 Oct. 2021 Behind and above them are a twinkling star drop and gorgeous chandeliers dripping in cubic zirconia, which together show off two things that make the Lyric a supremely attractive venue for this company: the depth and height of its cavernous stage. Lauren Warnecke, chicagotribune.com, 14 Oct. 2021 Jackie Mack Designs’ Wishbone Necklace features a wishbone shape pendant with sparkly top quality cubic zirconia, and is ethically made in solid 14k gold. Angela Lei, Forbes, 13 Oct. 2021 Vans sneakers tone down his bling: a sizable silver and cubic zirconia tennis bracelet and earrings, both Pandora, and a pair of silver necklaces, designed by Rose Wong, a close friend of Yarbro's and founder of Kolohe, a Hawaiian jewelry brand. Rachel Strugatz, Allure, 3 June 2021 Prices range from $599 to $5,999, depending on which version is ordered, and on whether a fan prefers gold to silver, and diamonds to cubic zirconia. Bill Shaikin, Los Angeles Times, 10 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of cubic zirconia

1942, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cubic zirconia was in 1942

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“Cubic zirconia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cubic%20zirconia. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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