diamond
Pronunciation
  • enPR: dī'(ə)mənd, IPA: /ˈdaɪ(ə)mənd/
Noun

diamond

  1. (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.
    The saw is coated with diamond.
  2. A gemstone made from this mineral.
    The dozen loose diamonds sparkled in the light.
  3. A ring containing a diamond.
    What a beautiful engagement diamond.
  4. A very pale blue color/colour.
    diamond color:   
  5. Something that resembles a diamond.
  6. (geometry) A rhombus, especially when oriented so that its longer axis is vertical.
  7. (geometry) The polyiamond made up of two triangles.
  8. (baseball) The entire field of play used in the game.
  9. (baseball) The infield of a baseball field.
    The teams met on the diamond.
  10. (card games) A card of the diamonds suit.
    I have only one diamond in my hand.
  11. (printing, uncountable, dated) A size of type, standardised as frac 4 point.
Synonyms Antonyms
  • (baseball: infield of a baseball field): outfield
Translations Translations Translations
  • Russian: алма́з
Translations
  • Russian: алмазный
Translations
  • Russian: ромб
Translations Translations
  • Italian: diamante
  • Russian: бейсбольный
Translations Adjective

diamond (not comparable)

  1. made of, or containing diamond, a diamond or diamonds.
    He gave her diamond earrings.
  2. of, relating to, or being a sixtieth anniversary.
    Today is their diamond wedding anniversary.
  3. of, relating to, or being a seventy-fifth anniversary.
    Today is their diamond wedding anniversary.
  4. (slang) First-rate; excellent.
    He's a diamond geezer.
Translations
  • Russian: алма́зный
Verb

diamond (diamonds, present participle diamonding; past and past participle diamonded)

  1. to adorn with or as if with diamonds
Translations Noun

diamond (uncountable)

  1. (printing, dated) The size of type between brilliant and pearl, standardized as frac 4-point.

Diamond
Proper noun
  1. A female given name of modern usage, from the name of the gem.
  2. Surname



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