1. Proper noun.  (given name, female) , popular in the 1980s and the 1990s.
  2. Proper noun.  (surname, dot ) of uncertain origin.
  3. Proper noun.  (given name, female) .
  4. Proper noun.  A ruined city in Rajasthan, India.
  5. Noun.  A hard, generally yellow to brown translucent fossil resin, used for jewellery. One variety, blue amber, appears blue rather than yellow under direct sunlight.
  6. Noun.  A brownish yellow colour.
  7. Noun.  (British) The intermediate light in a set of three traffic lights, the illumination of which indicates that drivers should stop short of the intersection if it is safe to do so.
  8. Noun.  (context, biology) The stop codon (nucleotide triplet) "UAG", or a mutant which has this stop codon at a premature place in its DNA sequence.
  9. Noun.  (context, obsolete) Ambergris, the waxy product of the sperm whale.
  10. Adjective.  Of a brownish yellow colour, like that of most amber.

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