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lapis

An older term for stone; in alchemy, lapis was a nonvolatile substance.

LAPIS

Abbreviation for:
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His poem "Lapis Lazuli" parallels Western perceptions--focusing on issues of persons, nations, and civilizations, respectively--with the Chinese perceptions, focusing on life itself.
Por exemplo, quando a crianca pegou os lapis e os colocou sob a mesa em frente a pesquisadora (linha 13), a pesquisadora respondeu perguntando "E pra mim esse, e?
In his latest book, Nature and the Lapis Stone, Horvath asks ultimate meaning questions: Why are we here?
It will pay $21.2 million in cash now and $15.6 million over three years for the Lapis Semiconductor optical unit, which includes patents, a plant and related real estate.
The amazing quality of lapis lazuli, the purity of its colour and the mystery of its origins have meant it has been pursued through the ages as a rare and precious gemstone.
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Jean Francois-Rey has introduced the striking shine of semi-precious stones including opal, hematite and lapis laznli into his latest eyewear.
It runs between the rich blue lustre of lapis lazuli and the desert dry scales of an old snake, from the dusty back rooms of the British Museum to the fabulous splendour of ancient Mesopotamia.
He said CAFaqeer wanted to illegally control local mines of lapis lazuli and emerald.CA
Sweet late winter rain licks my study windows while I meditate you come a ghost a guest plant yourself near my left eye look at me bemusedly sit across the small table at Main Street the way you used to and order a vodka I'm happy to see you you reach across and put your hand over mine liver-spotted loose-skinned hand direct lapis lazuli stare Honey, you say in your old whiskey and cigarette voice you had the good fortune to retain when you stopped smoking and being a drunk don't worry about a thing being dead is okay, then you melt into the rain
In the tomb chamber, the white marble dados and the cenotaphs of Shah Jahan and his wife are covered in pietra dura flowers of blue lapis lazuli, red jasper, greenish jade and quartz, yellow marble and many other coloured stones to create ravishing friezes of flowers.