Pronunciation: (sha-tôn'), [key]
—pl. -tonsPronunciation: (-tôn'). [key]
1. Also called chaton' foil". an imitation gem of paste that has its pavilion backed with metal foil or silver to reflect light.
2. a bezel in a ring.
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