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The Universal Dictionary

ruby

['ruːbɪ] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. = true ruby, = oriental ruby рубин, красный корунд

    2. цвет рубина, ярко-красный цвет

    3. красный прыщик

    4. красное вино

    5. (rubies) губы

    6. спорт.; жарг. кровь (в боксе)

    7. полигр. рубин (кегль, шрифт размером: брит. - 51/2 пунктов, амер. - 31/2 пункта)

  2. прил.

    1. рубиновый (сделанный из рубина)

    2. рубиновый, ярко-красный

  3. гл.

    окрашивать в рубиновый цвет

Learning (En-Ru)

ruby

['ruːbɪ]

n

  1. рубин: как прил.

  2. рубиновый цвет

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Sometimes the most «thoroughbred» alchemists in their fantastic experiments invented valuable chemical products: Kunkel received ruby glass, Betger - the European firm porcelain, Brand discovered phosphorus when making distillations.
Самые «чистокровные» алхимики в своих фантастических экспериментах производили иногда ценные химические продукты: Кункелъ получил рубиновое стекло, Бетгер - европейский твердый фарфор, Бранд, проделывая свои опыты, открыл фосфор.
The famous lamps with ruby stars have been renovated and all original details have been restored.
Отреставрированы знаменитые люстры с рубиновыми звездами, при этом максимально восстановлены все утраченные детали.
© 2007 Moscow Metro
Wide gold ring on the second finger, red stone - maybe a ruby.
Широкий золотой перстень с алым камнем - рубином, наверное.
King, Stephen / ThinnerКинг, Стивен / Худеющий
Худеющий
Кинг, Стивен
© Richard Bachman, 1984
© Перевод. "Кэдмэн", 1998
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2008
Thinner
King, Stephen
© Richard Brachman, 1984
He eyed the blood-filled cuvette between his thumb and forefinger: a shivering ruby teardrop the size of a fingernail.
Он покатал в пальцах наполненную кровью пробирку: дрожащая рубиновая слеза с ноготь размером.
Watts, Peter / BlindsightУоттс, Питер / Ложная слепота
Ложная слепота
Уоттс, Питер
© 2006 by Peter Watts
© Д.М.Смушкович, перевод, 2009
© ООО "Астрель-СПб", 2010
Blindsight
Watts, Peter
© 2006 by Peter Watts
He praised the wine so, that Harry almost believed that it was good, and winked into his own glass, trying to see some of the merits which his uncle perceived in the ruby nectar.
Он так расхваливал вино, что Гарри чуть было не поверил, будто оно и впрямь хорошее, и долго вглядывался в собственную рюмку, тщась уловить хоть часть достоинств, которые замечал его дядя в этом рубиновом нектаре.
Thackeray, William Makepeace / The VirginiansТеккерей, Уильям Мейкпис / Виргинцы. Том 1
Виргинцы. Том 1
Теккерей, Уильям Мейкпис
© Издательство "Правда", 1961
The Virginians
Thackeray, William Makepeace
One looked like ivory, another like ruby etched with thin gold lines, a third like crystal.
Одна - словно из слоновой кости, другая - будто из рубина с золотыми прожилками, а третья - будто из хрусталя
King, Stephen / Hearts in AtlantisКинг, Стивен / Сердца в Атлантиде
Сердца в Атлантиде
Кинг, Стивен
© Stephen King, 1999
© Перевод И.Гурова, 2000
© ООО "Издательство АСТ", 2001
Hearts in Atlantis
King, Stephen
© 1999 by Stephen King
Her face was made up as exquisitely as a doll’s, with ruby red lips and the barest hint of blush.
Ей уже нарисовали изящное кукольное личико, с рубиново-красными губами и легчайшим намеком на румянец.
De la Cruz, Melissa / The Van Alen LegacyДе ла Круз, Мелисса / Наследие ван Аленов
Наследие ван Аленов
Де ла Круз, Мелисса
© 2009 by Melissa de la Cruz
© Издание на русском языке. ООО «Издательство «Эксмо». 2010
© О. Степашкина, перевод с английского. 2010
The Van Alen Legacy
De la Cruz, Melissa
© 2009 by Melissa de la Cruz
' I now go on with the printed text : " There is a golden ring with a magnificent large ruby on the forefinger of the statue's left hand.
– Теперь вернемся к записям в книге. «На указательном пальце левой руки статуи золотой перстень с рубином.
Gulik, Robert van / The Emperor's PearlГулик, Роберт ван / Жемчужина императора
Жемчужина императора
Гулик, Роберт ван
© Robert H. van Gulik, 1963
© Перевод, ЗАО "Издательство "Центрполиграф", 2002
The Emperor's Pearl
Gulik, Robert van
© Robert H. van Gulik, 1963
Lorimer's ruby eye flashed as he spun about, teetering on the edge.
Лоример рывком обернулся, с трудом удерживаясь на краю пропасти, и его искусственный глаз вспыхнул.
Boyer, Elizabeth / Elves And The OtterskinБойер, Элизабет / Ученик ведьмы
Ученик ведьмы
Бойер, Элизабет
Elves And The Otterskin
Boyer, Elizabeth
The sleeves of her straight white robe, with its ruby girdle, were slashed, and fell away from her arms as she drew every one to her.
Рукава ее прямого белого одеяния, схваченного рубиновым бархатным поясом, были с разрезами; они упали, открывая ее призывно простертые руки.
Lewis, Sinclair / Elmer GantryЛьюис, Синклер / Элмер Гентри
Элмер Гентри
Льюис, Синклер
© Издательство "Правда", 1965
Elmer Gantry
Lewis, Sinclair
© 2002 by Literary Classics of the United States, Inc., New York, N.Y.
© 1927 by Harcourt, Inc.
© renewed 1955 by Michael Lewis
It was antique, gold, a fiery ruby surrounded by diamonds.
Оно было антикварное, золотое и с огненным рубином, окруженным бриллиантами.
Feehan, Christine / Dark PrinceФихан, Кристин / Темный принц
Темный принц
Фихан, Кристин
© 1999 by Christine Feehan
© Наумова Г., перевод на русский язык, 2010
© Издание на русском языке. ООО «Издательство «Эксмо». 2010
Dark Prince
Feehan, Christine
© 1999 by Christine Feehan
High on her left cheek was the inset ruby, aesthetically placed, which any datscan would reveal as encoded with a powerful protective chip.
На левой щеке сверкал вживленный в кожу рубин, расположенный так, чтобы любой датчик мог засечь вставленный в него мощный защитный чип.
Saintcrow, Lilith / Dead Man RisingСэйнткроу, Лилит / Возвращение мертвеца
Возвращение мертвеца
Сэйнткроу, Лилит
© Перевод. С. Теремязева, 2009
© Издание на руском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
© 2006 by Lilith Saintcrow
Dead Man Rising
Saintcrow, Lilith
© 2006 by Lilith Saintcrow
And what a good round belly I should have grown, what a treble chin I should have established, what a ruby nose I should have coloured for myself, so that everyone would have said, looking at me:
И такое себе отрастил бы я тогда брюхо, такой тройной подбородок соорудил, такой бы сандальный нос себе выработал, что всякий встречный сказал бы, смотря на меня:
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Notes from the UndergroundДостоевский, Фёдор / Записки из подполья
Записки из подполья
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Наука", 1989
Notes from the Underground
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2008 by Classic House Books
Mat had the ruby-hilted dagger out at last, in a trembling hand.
Мэт наконец-то вытащил кинжал с рубином в рукояти, сжимая его дрожащей рукой.
Jordan, Robert / The Eye of the WorldДжордан, Роберт / Око мира
Око мира
Джордан, Роберт
The Eye of the World
Jordan, Robert
© 1990 by Robert Jordan
Sally always said she had French blood in her veins, an ancestor had been with Marie Antoinette, had his head cut off, left a ruby ring.
Салли всегда говорила, что у нее в жилах течет французская кровь, предок был при дворе у Марии-Антуанетты, кончил на эшафоте, еще оставил какой-то перстень с рубином.
Woolf, Virginia / Mrs DallowayВульф, Вирджиния / Миссис Дэллоуэй
Миссис Дэллоуэй
Вульф, Вирджиния
© Художественная литература, 1989
Mrs Dalloway
Woolf, Virginia
© CRW Publishing Limited 2003

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'ruːbɪNounрубин; красный корунд

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Collocations

Arizona ruby
пироп
Arizona ruby
рубиново-красный гранат
Cape ruby
капский рубин
Cape ruby
пиром
Cape ruby
рубиново-красный гранат
flash ruby
рубин с наводкой
oriental ruby
красный корунд
ruby glass
рубин
ruby glass
рубиновое стекло
ruby laser
рубиновый лазер
ruby silver
красная серебряная руда
ruby spots
сенильная гемангиома
ruby spots
старческая гемангиома
ruby zinc
рубиновая обманка
ruby-colored
алый

Word forms

ruby

verb
Basic forms
Pastrubied
Imperativeruby
Present Participle (Participle I)rubying
Past Participle (Participle II)rubied
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I rubywe ruby
you rubyyou ruby
he/she/it rubiesthey ruby
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am rubyingwe are rubying
you are rubyingyou are rubying
he/she/it is rubyingthey are rubying
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have rubiedwe have rubied
you have rubiedyou have rubied
he/she/it has rubiedthey have rubied
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been rubyingwe have been rubying
you have been rubyingyou have been rubying
he/she/it has been rubyingthey have been rubying
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I rubiedwe rubied
you rubiedyou rubied
he/she/it rubiedthey rubied
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was rubyingwe were rubying
you were rubyingyou were rubying
he/she/it was rubyingthey were rubying
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had rubiedwe had rubied
you had rubiedyou had rubied
he/she/it had rubiedthey had rubied
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been rubyingwe had been rubying
you had been rubyingyou had been rubying
he/she/it had been rubyingthey had been rubying
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will rubywe shall/will ruby
you will rubyyou will ruby
he/she/it will rubythey will ruby
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be rubyingwe shall/will be rubying
you will be rubyingyou will be rubying
he/she/it will be rubyingthey will be rubying
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have rubiedwe shall/will have rubied
you will have rubiedyou will have rubied
he/she/it will have rubiedthey will have rubied
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been rubyingwe shall/will have been rubying
you will have been rubyingyou will have been rubying
he/she/it will have been rubyingthey will have been rubying
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would rubywe should/would ruby
you would rubyyou would ruby
he/she/it would rubythey would ruby
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be rubyingwe should/would be rubying
you would be rubyingyou would be rubying
he/she/it would be rubyingthey would be rubying
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have rubiedwe should/would have rubied
you would have rubiedyou would have rubied
he/she/it would have rubiedthey would have rubied
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been rubyingwe should/would have been rubying
you would have been rubyingyou would have been rubying
he/she/it would have been rubyingthey would have been rubying
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am rubiedwe are rubied
you are rubiedyou are rubied
he/she/it is rubiedthey are rubied
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being rubiedwe are being rubied
you are being rubiedyou are being rubied
he/she/it is being rubiedthey are being rubied
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been rubiedwe have been rubied
you have been rubiedyou have been rubied
he/she/it has been rubiedthey have been rubied
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was rubiedwe were rubied
you were rubiedyou were rubied
he/she/it was rubiedthey were rubied
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being rubiedwe were being rubied
you were being rubiedyou were being rubied
he/she/it was being rubiedthey were being rubied
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been rubiedwe had been rubied
you had been rubiedyou had been rubied
he/she/it had been rubiedthey had been rubied
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be rubiedwe shall/will be rubied
you will be rubiedyou will be rubied
he/she/it will be rubiedthey will be rubied
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been rubiedwe shall/will have been rubied
you will have been rubiedyou will have been rubied
he/she/it will have been rubiedthey will have been rubied

ruby

noun
SingularPlural
Common caserubyrubies
Possessive caseruby'srubies'

ruby

adjective
Positive degreeruby
Comparative degreerubier
Superlative degreerubiest