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pebble

a. a transparent colourless variety of rock crystal, used for making certain lenses
b. such a lens

pebble

[′peb·əl]
(geology)
A clast, larger than a granule and smaller than a cobble, having a diameter in the range of 0.16-2.6 inches (4-64 millimeters). Also known as pebblestone.
(mineralogy)

Pebble

A polymorphic language.

["A Kernel Language for Abstract Data Types and Modules", R.M. Burstall & B. Lampson, in Semantics of Data Types, LNCS 173, Springer 1984].