[veneer] Adamantine is a veneer developed by The Celluloid Manufacturing Company of New York City, covered by U.S. Patent number 232,037, dated September 7, 1880. Seth Thomas Clock Company purchased the right to use the adamantine veneer in 1880. This veneer is sometimes referred to as cellu...
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[adj] - consisting of or having the hardness of adamant 2. [adj] - having the hardness of a diamond
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A high degree of sparkle, as demonstrated by a diamond.
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Adamantine: In dentistry, relating to the enamel of the teeth. Adamantine comes from the Greek and Latin word adamas which applied to substances having the hardness or luster of a diamond. Adamantine figuratively means unyielding and inflexible.
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Ad`a·man'tine adjective [ Latin adamantinus , Greek ....] 1. Made of adamant, or having the qualities of adamant; incapable of being broken, dissolved, or penetrated; as, adamantine bonds or chains. 2. (Min.) Like t...
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1. Made of adamant, or having the qualities of adamant; incapable of being broken, dissolved, or penetrated; as, adamantine bonds or chains. ... 2. <chemical> Like the diamond in hardness or luster. ... Origin: L. Adamantinus, Gr. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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adjective having the hardness of a diamond
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