Associations to the word «Diamond»


DIAMOND, noun. (uncountable) A glimmering glass-like mineral that is an allotrope of carbon in which each atom is surrounded by four others in the form of a tetrahedron.
DIAMOND, noun. A gemstone made from this mineral.
DIAMOND, noun. A ring containing a diamond.
DIAMOND, noun. A very pale blue color/colour.
DIAMOND, noun. Something that resembles a diamond.
DIAMOND, noun. (geometry) A rhombus, especially when oriented so that its longer axis is vertical.
DIAMOND, noun. (geometry) The polyiamond made up of two triangles.
DIAMOND, noun. (baseball) The entire field of play used in the game.
DIAMOND, noun. (baseball) The infield of a baseball field.
DIAMOND, noun. (card games) A card of the diamonds suit.
DIAMOND, adjective. Made of, or containing diamond, a diamond or diamonds.
DIAMOND, adjective. Of, relating to, or being a sixtieth anniversary.
DIAMOND, adjective. Of, relating to, or being a seventy-fifth anniversary.
DIAMOND, verb. To adorn with or as if with diamonds
DIAMOND, noun. (printing) (dated) The size of type between brilliant and pearl, standardized as 4½-point.
DIAMOND, proper noun. A female given name of modern usage, from the name of the gem.
DIAMOND, proper noun. A surname​.
DIAMOND ANVIL CELL, noun. A device that is used to subject small samples of materials to exceptionally high pressures
DIAMOND BEETLE, noun. Chrysolopus spectabilis, a weevil found in south-eastern Australia, with metallic green patterns on its body.
DIAMOND BRACKET, noun. (computing) Synonym of angle bracket.
DIAMOND BRACKETS, noun. Plural of diamond bracket
DIAMOND CARRIES, noun. Plural of diamond carry
DIAMOND CARRY, noun. (medicine) (first aid) A very stable method of carrying a spine board with one carrier at the head end, one at the foot end and one at each side.
DIAMOND CROSS, noun. (knitting) A lace knitting stitch pattern, multiple of 17 plus 2 stitches, 35 rows in pattern.
DIAMOND CROSSING, noun. (rail transport) An at-grade junction between two crossing railroad tracks.
DIAMOND CROSSINGS, noun. Plural of diamond crossing
DIAMOND CROSSOVER, noun. (rail transport) A superimposed pair of crossovers, resembling a letter X, permitting travel in either direction between a pair of parallel tracks.
DIAMOND CUTTER, noun. A craftsman who cuts diamonds
DIAMOND CUTTER, noun. (wrestling) a professional wrestling move in which the wrestler takes the opponent's neck and drops him to the mat.
DIAMOND CUTTER, noun. (baseball) a ball hit up the middle of the diamond over the pitching mound reaching the outfield.
DIAMOND CUTTERS, noun. Plural of diamond cutter
DIAMOND DOVE, noun. Geopelia cuneata, a bird resident in Australia.
DIAMOND DUST, noun. A ground-level cloud composed of tiny ice crystals.
DIAMOND FIRETAIL, noun. Stagonopleura guttata, an estrildid finch endemic to Australia.
DIAMOND FRAME, noun. A modern, upright bicycle shape or design, as distinguished from a penny-farthing bicycle, a recumbent, etc.
DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH, noun. An uncut diamond.
DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH, noun. (idiomatic) A person whose goodness or other positive qualities are hidden by a harsh or unremarkable surface appearance.
DIAMOND JUNCTION, noun. (rail transport) An at-grade junction between two crossing railroad tracks.
DIAMOND LANE, noun. A freeway lane designated for sole use by high occupancy vehicles
DIAMOND LANES, noun. Plural of diamond lane
DIAMOND MORTAR, noun. A small steel mortar used for pulverizing hard substances.
DIAMOND NUMBER, noun. A memorable mobile phone number.
DIAMOND PASTE, noun. (luge) A paste used to polish the steels, containing microscopic diamond particles
DIAMOND PLATE, noun. (design) a type of light-weight metal stock with a regular pattern of raised diamonds or lines (anti-slip surfacing)
DIAMOND PLATE, noun. (flooring) a plate of such material
DIAMOND PROBLEM, noun. (computing) (programming) The ambiguity that arises when two classes B and C inherit from A, and a further class D inherits from both B and C, so that if there is a method in A that B and/or C has overridden, and D does not override it, it is unclear which version of the method D should inherit.
DIAMOND PYTHON, noun. Morelia spilota spilota, an Australian python.
DIAMOND RING, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see diamond,‎ ring.
DIAMOND RING, noun. By extension, an engagement ring, usually one given by a man to a woman.
DIAMOND RING, noun. (astronomy) An optical phenomenon visible during a moment of a solar eclipse when only a tiny part of the sun is not obscured by the moon, shining like a diamond in the ring of the sun’s corona.
DIAMOND RINGS, noun. Plural of diamond ring
DIAMOND SAW, noun. A saw with a blade set with industrial diamonds for cutting very hard materials.
DIAMOND STATE, proper noun. Delaware
DIAMOND TWILL, noun. An even-sided twill, in which the weave produces a diamond (rhomboid) pattern.
DIAMOND TWILL, noun. (countable) A fabric woven with this pattern.
DIAMOND TWILLS, noun. Plural of diamond twill

Dictionary definition

DIAMOND, noun. A transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem.
DIAMOND, noun. Very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem.
DIAMOND, noun. A parallelogram with four equal sides; an oblique-angled equilateral parallelogram.
DIAMOND, noun. A playing card in the minor suit that has one or more red rhombuses on it; "he led a small diamond"; "diamonds were trumps".
DIAMOND, noun. The area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate.
DIAMOND, noun. The baseball playing field.

Wise words

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