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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.

There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.
Benjamin Franklin

I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond.
Mae West

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

Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
Thomas Carlyle
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Diamond Translations

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diamond in German is Stern, Diamant
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