diamond

  1. very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
  2. the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
  3. the baseball playing field

diamond

Considered the most valuable precious stone. Diamond is the hardest known naturally occurring substance, and refracts (bends) light and disperses colour very strongly. These qualities give the stones great brilliance and fire especially since the 17thC when diamond cutting was developed and improved. The value of a diamond depends on size, colour a …...

Diamond

Diamonds, a form of crystalline carbon, are prized because they are exceptionally hard and durable, have high refractivity and brilliance, and because really fine diamonds are rare. Today diamonds are valued based on the '4 C's' of color, cut, clarity and carat size. Many diamond imitations have appeared over the years, with the most common today b...
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diamond

[n] - very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem 2. [n] - a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem 3. [n] - a playing card in the minor suit of diamonds
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Diamond

A crystalline form of carbon, made of a network of covalent, tetrahedrally bound carbon atoms. In 1797, the English chemist Smithson Tennant proved that diamond is pure carbon.
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diamond

A crystalline form of carbon, made of a network of covalent, tetrahedrally bound carbon atoms.
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Diamond

Twin-turbofan business jet, Mitsubishi [US]
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Diamond

Di'a·mond noun [ Middle English diamaund , diamaunt , French diamant , corrupted, from Latin adamas , the hardest iron, steel, diamond, Greek .... Perh. the corruption is due to the influence of Greek ... transparent. See Adamant , Tame .] 1. A preci...
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Diamond

Di'a·mond adjective Resembling a diamond; made of, or abounding in, diamonds; as, a diamond chain; a diamond field.
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diamond

1. A precious stone or gem excelling in brilliancy and beautiful play of prismatic colours, and remarkable for extreme hardness. ... The diamond is native carbon in isometric crystals, often octahedrons with rounded edges. It is usually colourless, but some are yellow, green, blue, and even black. It is the hardest substance known. The diamond as f...
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diamond

adamant noun very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem
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diamond

noun a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
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Diamond

• (n.) One of a suit of playing cards, stamped with the figure of a diamond. • (n.) The smallest kind of type in English printing, except that called brilliant, which is seldom seen. • (n.) A geometrical figure, consisting of four equal straight lines, and having two of the interior angles acute and two obtuse; a rhombus; a lozenge. ...
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diamond

a mineral composed of pure carbon. It is the hardest naturally occurring substance known; it is also the most popular gemstone. Because of their ... [43 related articles]
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Diamond

Diamond is a English girl name. The meaning of the name is `bridge protector` Where is it used? The name Diamond is mainly used In English. Diamond appears In 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 359.. 1999 was a `top year` for the name Diamond. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #150. The last time Diamond appeared among ...
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Diamond

In architecture, a diamond is a pointed projection, like a four-sided pyramid, used for ornament in lines or groups.
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Diamond

Type: Term Pronunciation: dī′mŏnd Definitions: 1. Louis K., U.S. physician, 1902-1995. See: Diamond-Blackfan anemia, Diamond-Blackfan syndrome, Gardner-Diamond syndrome, Shwachman-Diamond syndrome
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Diamond

Type: Term Pronunciation: dī′mŏnd Definitions: 1. L. S., U.S. researcher, b. 1920. See: Diamond TYM medium
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Diamond

HMS Diamond was a British defender Class destroyer of 1375 tons displacement built by Vickers-Armstrong at Barrow under the 1930 War Programme which saw action during the Second World War. She was armed with four 4.7-inch guns; six smaller guns and eight 21-inch torpedo tubes. She was powered by three Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top s...
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Diamond

Diamond is British slang for first-rate, superb, admirable.
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Diamond

Diamond is British slang for first-rate, superb, admirable.
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Diamond

[rapper] Brittany Nicole Carpentero (born May 20, 1988), better known by her stage name Diamond, is an American rapper and former member of the group Crime Mob. ==Biography== ===Early life=== Brittany Nicole Carpentero was born in Atlanta, Georgia to an African American mother and a Puerto Rican father. ===Crime Mob, 2004–2007=== At the a...
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Diamond

[given name] Diamond is a feminine given name derived from the name of the diamond gemstone. The word is derived from the Greek adamas. The name was the 359th most popular name for baby girls born in the United States in 2007. Deimantė, a Lithuanian variant, was the 10th most popular name for baby girls born in Lithuania in 2007. The boy h...
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Diamond

[gemstone] The hardness of diamond and its high dispersion of light – giving the diamond its characteristic `fire` – make it useful for industrial applications and desirable as jewelry. Diamonds are such a highly traded commodity that multiple organizations have been created for grading and certifying them based on the four Cs, which ar...
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Diamond

[ship] The Diamond was a three-masted square rigger, built in New York in 1823. She was one of the first ships to operate a regular service for passenger and cargo between Britain and the United States. She sank en route to Liverpool from New York on 2 January 1825 in Cardigan Bay. The alleged wreck site was identified in 2000 and was desig...
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