Definitions of diamond

  1. the baseball playing field
  2. the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
  3. a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
  4. A precious stone or gem excelling in brilliancy and beautiful play of prismatic colors, and remarkable for extreme hardness.
  5. A geometrical figure, consisting of four equal straight lines, and having two of the interior angles acute and two obtuse; a rhombus; a lozenge.
  6. One of a suit of playing cards, stamped with the figure of a diamond.
  7. A pointed projection, like a four- sided pyramid, used for ornament in lines or groups.
  8. The infield; the square space, 90 feet on a side, having the bases at its angles.
  9. The smallest kind of type in English printing, except that called brilliant, which is seldom seen.
  10. A brilliant white precious stone; crystallized carbon; a plane figure, with four equal straight lines, and two acute and two obtuse angles; a playing card with one or more lozenge shaped figures; a glass cutter's tool; the smallest kind of type generally used.
  11. The most valuable of all gems and the hardest of all substances: a four- sided figure with two obtuse and two acute angles: one of the smallest kinds of English printing type.
  12. A transparent gem, consisting of crystallised carbon; a four- sided figure with two acute angles; very small size of type.
  13. A gem of great refractive power, consisting essentially of crystallized carbon.
  14. A figure bounded by four equal straight lines, and having two of the angles acute and two obtuse; a rhomb or lozenge.
  15. A very small size of type; 4 orpoint.
  16. The hardest, most brilliant, and most valuable of all the precious stones, being a crystal of pure carbon, and when very transparent said to be of the first water, and of the second or third water as the transparency decreases; the smallest type in general use; a rhomboidal figure.
  17. The most precious of all stones, clear and transparent, and of remarkable hardness; a cutter for glass; a four- cornered figure, having two acute and two obtuse angles, as the pane in a church or cottage window.
  18. Resembling a diamond; made of, or abounding in, diamonds; as, a diamond chain; a diamond field.
  19. Resembling a diamond.
  20. Like a diamond; made or set with diamond. See Adamant.
  21. Resembling a diamond; in printing, noting a small type.
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