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Definition of Diamond


  1. A precious stone or gem excelling in brilliancy and beautiful play of prismatic colors, and remarkable for extreme hardness.
  2. A geometrical figure, consisting of four equal straight lines, and having two of the interior angles acute and two obtuse; a rhombus; a lozenge.
  3. One of a suit of playing cards, stamped with the figure of a diamond.
  4. A pointed projection, like a four-sided pyramid, used for ornament in lines or groups.
  5. The infield; the square space, 90 feet on a side, having the bases at its angles.
  6. The smallest kind of type in English printing, except that called brilliant, which is seldom seen.
  7. Resembling a diamond; made of, or abounding in, diamonds; as, a diamond chain; a diamond field.

Diamond Quotations

Lost - yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever.
Horace Mann

This diamond has so many carats it's almost a turnip.
Richard Burton

In some parts of the world, students are going to school every day. It's their normal life. But in other part of the world, we are starving for education... it's like a precious gift. It's like a diamond.
Malala Yousafzai

Good news is rare these days, and every glittering ounce of it should be cherished and hoarded and worshipped and fondled like a priceless diamond.
Hunter S. Thompson

It's an absolute honor to be taking part in the pageant for the Diamond Jubilee. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and will be a moment in history that will always be remembered. I'm really looking forward to being out on the river with friends and family. To mark this historic moment will be extremely special.
Steve McFadden
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Diamond Translations

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