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bort (bort) noun
Poor-quality diamond, or diamond fragment, used as an industrial abrasive, as in grinding wheel.
[Possibly metathetic variation of brot, from Old English gebrot, fragment.]
"Steve Issod ... estimated that 5 percent of the company's production is
larger diamonds, with some over 20 carats and some fancy colors; 20-25
percent gem quality; 60 percent near-gem quality; and the remainder bort
utilized for industrial purposes."
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