Entry from US English dictionary
A colorless form of zirconia that is very similar to diamond in refractivity and appearance.
- The magazine advertised a limited edition cubic zirconia butterfly necklace, with the proceeds benefiting California Wildfire ReLeaf.
- Get her a one hundred percent genuine tetrahedric zirconia - for when cubic zirconias don't make you look quite as cheap as you know you are!
- To be fair, Pollard clearly strives to craft perfect pop songs, but is simply too restless or careless to separate the diamonds from the cubic zirconias.
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Syllabification: cu·bic zir·co·ni·a
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