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amber nectar

Beer, especially lager. Primarily heard in Australia. It's been a long day at work, I'm looking for a bit of amber nectar when I finish!
See also: amber

grey amber

Another term for ambergris, a waxy substance excreted by sperm whales and used as a fixative, especially in the preparation of perfumes. The large chunk of grey amber that washed ashore is worth more than gold!
See also: amber, grey

an amber gambler

  (British informal)
someone who drives very fast past the lights that control traffic when the signal is about to tell them to stop She's an impatient driver - a bit of an amber gambler.
See also: amber, gambler
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Some early conifers produced the type of amber familiar to gem collectors today.
When the researchers analyzed the amber, though, they discovered a chemical signature known only from the amber of flowering plants.
Researchers expected the symmetry and shape of the terpenoids in the newly found Carboniferous amber to resemble those found in conifers.
Gloucestershire: amber plus overall, 3 greens, 5 ambers, no reds
Greater Manchester: amber plus overall, 4 greens, 4 ambers, no reds
Hampshire: amber plus overall, 2 greens, 6 ambers, no reds
No one knows exactly how amber acts as a preservative.
is one of the world's authorities on amber fossils.
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