Definitions for "AGATE"
A semipellucid, uncrystallized variety of quartz, presenting various tints in the same specimen. Its colors are delicately arranged in stripes or bands, or blended in clouds.
A variety of cryptocrystalline quartz in which colors occur in bands; commonly deposited in cavities in rocks.
It is a type of chalcedony which is found in many different patterns and colors, often with varying color layers.
Keywords:  newspaper, sports, column, equasl, inch
A unit of measure used in calculating columns of advertising space, primarily in newspapers. Fourteen agate lines equal one column inch.
Unit of measurement used in newspapers to calculate column space. 14 agate lines equals one inch.
Type 5 1/2 points in depth, the smallest ordinarily used in newspapers (72 points equasl one inch). Usually used for sports statistics.
Agate is the designation of an unguided French test rocket. The Agate has a length of 8.50 meters, a diameter of 0.80 meters, a start mass of 3.2 tonnes, a takeoff thrust of 186 kN and a ceiling of 20 km. The Agate was launched from the Hammaguir and Ile de Levant test sites, in order to test instrument capsules and recovery systems.
A tool used by gold-wire drawers, bookbinders, etc.; -- so called from the agate fixed in it for burnishing.
A diminutive person; so called in allusion to the small figures cut in agate for rings and seals.
Keywords:  nonpareil, ruby, england, pearl, larger
A kind of type, larger than pearl and smaller than nonpareil; in England called ruby.
Keywords:  fiction, ide, compile, intended, cycle
AGATE is an interactive fiction IDE. It is intended to do away with the traditional interactive fiction development cycle of code-compile-test by allowing you to develop the game as it runs.
Advanced General Aviation Transport Experiments
Keywords:  bells, agoing, way, set
On the way; agoing; as, to be agate; to set the bells agate.
Keywords:  happening, going
going on, happening
Keywords:  penis, small
Keywords:  size, points, line, type, reference
A type size of 5 1/2 points. Reference, agate line.