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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

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.

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

Whenever I fail as a father or husband... a toy and a diamond always works.
Shah Rukh Khan

Every man needs a good, solid watch. My favorite watch is the Presidential Rolex. I own many watches, but this one is usually the one on my wrist. I buy mine in the Diamond District in New York City. Classic.
French Montana

The bosom can ache beneath diamond brooches; and many a blithe heart dances under coarse wool.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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Diamond Translations

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