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diamond

dia·mond

diamond

 
pronunciation:
daI mnd
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a clear mineral that is a crystal form of pure carbon. Diamonds are the hardest natural substance known. They are used in making jewelry and as tools for cutting hard materials.
 
definition 2: a figure with four straight, equal sides and four angles, where one of the points is at the bottom of the figure.
definition 3: the red figure designating one suit in a deck of playing cards, or anything else with this shape.
definition 4: a playing card of the diamond suit.
definition 5: the part of a baseball field that is marked by the four bases and the paths connecting them.
derivation: diamondlike (adj.)
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  jewelry, rock, shape, stone