- The definition of diamond is set with a diamond, or marking a 60th or 75th year.
- An example of diamond used as an adjective is diamond earrings.
- An example of something diamond is a couple's 60th wedding anniversary.
- A diamond is defined as a colorless, very hard, crystalline mineral made of pure carbon, or a figure with four equal sides with small angles on the top and bottom and wider angles on the sides.
- An example of a diamond is a traditional stone in an engagement ring.
- An example of a diamond is the baseball playing field, specifically where each of the four bases are placed.
- An example of a diamond is the suit of playing cards with a red, squarish symbol.
- Diamond means to adorn with this mineral.
An example of diamond is to wear a lot of diamonds in rings, earrings and necklaces.
A beautiful diamond.
diamond definition by Webster's New World
- a usually colorless, crystalline mineral consisting of pure carbon, with nearly perfect cleavage and the greatest hardness of any substance: unflawed, transparent stones are cut into gems of great brilliance, and less perfect forms are used for cutting tools, abrasives, etc.
- a gem or other piece cut from this mineral
- a lozenge-shaped plane figure (♦)
- any of a suit of playing cards marked with such figures in red
- this suit of cards
- ☆ Baseball
- the infield
- the whole playing field
Origin: Middle English diamaunt ; from Old French diamant ; from Midieval Latin diamas (gen. diamantis), for Classical Latin adamas ; from Classical Greek adamant, diamond
- of, like, or set with a diamond or diamonds
- marking or celebrating the 60th, or sometimes 75th, year: a diamond jubilee
diamond definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- An extremely hard, highly refractive crystalline form of carbon that is usually colorless and is used as a gemstone and in abrasives, cutting tools, and other applications.
- A piece of jewelry containing such a gemstone.
- A figure with four equal sides forming two inner obtuse angles and two inner acute angles; a rhombus or lozenge.
- Games a. A red, lozenge-shaped figure on certain playing cards.b. A playing card with this figure.c. diamonds (used with a sing. or pl. verb) The suit of cards represented by this figure.
- Baseball a. An infield.b. The whole playing field.
Origin: Middle English diamaunt, from Old French diamant, from Medieval Latin diamās-, diamant-, alteration of Latin adamās; see adamant.
diamond - Investment & Finance Definition
diamond - Phrases/Idioms
diamond in the rough
- a diamond in its natural state
- a person or thing of fine quality but lacking polish
diamond in the rough
diamond - Science Definition