|one who searches for valuable materials (such as oil, gold, etc.), somebody looking for minerals||prospector|
|(Biology) metabolic breakdown of complex materials into simpler materials which results in the release of energy (also catabolism)||katabolism|
|(Biology) metabolic breakdown of complex materials into simpler materials which results in the release of energy (also katabolism), metabolism||catabolism|
|(Botany) plant of the genus mentha (genus of fragrant herbs including peppermint, spearmint, and horsemint, etc.); hard or soft mint-flavored candy; factory where money is produced; gold mine (Slang), in perfect condition, invent, make coins, print mon...||mint|
|(British) kindling, small sticks of wood or other flammable materials that are used for starting fires||firelighter|
|(Chemistry) salt of boric and salicic acids (occurs naturally in some minerals), chemical used in glassmaking||borosilicate|
|(Geology) variety of igneous rock, common dark-colored silicate mineral from the amphibole group; amphibole, any of several varieties of ferromagnesian silicate minerals, variety of amphibole||hornblende|
|(in Economics) nickname for stocks of a company that is considered stable and profitable and has a relatively high price per share; something of high quality and expensive; blue token that has a high value (in poker games), poker chip, valuable asset o...||blue chip|
|(Mineralogy) any of several varieties of common ferromagnesian silicate minerals (such as hornblende and asbestos)||amphibole|
|(new zealand) something valuable||taonga|
|(Slang) extremely, immensely; very, quite, expensive; valuable, priceless; beloved, dear; affectedly delicate, overly refined, fastidious or affected, not to be wasted, term of endearment, used for emphasis, valued||precious|
|50th, colored like gold, excellent, favored, having the color of gold; of gold; precious; full of potential, opportune, idyllic, made of gold||golden|
|a small round piece of food, lump of precious metal, small precious thing, small solid mass (usually of gold); compact unit (i.e. of information); (Slang) fool, idiot; amphetamine (Slang)||nugget|
|a trademark for a light plastic material used to make disposable items, insulation, and packing materials||Styrofoam|
|a trademark for a strong plastic laminate sheeting that is durable and easy to clean, and is often used to cover work surfaces, for example, in kitchens, brand name for a durable plastic laminate which is used to coat wood and other materials||Formica|
|a trademark for the golden statuette awarded annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to people in the film industry for achievement in the making of movies, code word for letter "O", gold statue awarded by the Academy of Motion Pict...||Oscar|
|abandon somebody or something for advantage, act of making an offering to a god; person or item which is offered to a god; surrender of something for the sake of something more valuable; loss caused by selling something below cost, give up somebody or ...||sacrifice|
|ability to conduct electricity without resistance, quality of nearly perfect conductivity, ability of some materials to conduct electricity with virtually no resistance when chilled to temperatures near absolute zero (Physics)||superconductivity|
|ability to make valuable discoveries by accident, gift for discovery||serendipity|
|able to be valued, held dear, of great worth, costly; cherished, important, rare, something of great worth, useful, valuable item, worth a great deal of money||valuable|
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