Part of speech: noun

A gem of great refractive power, consisting essentially of crystallized carbon.

Part of speech: noun

A figure bounded by four equal straight lines, and having two of the angles acute and two obtuse; a rhomb or lozenge.

Part of speech: noun

A very small size of type; 4 orpoint.

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Usage examples "diamond":

  1. Any one of them is ten times as valuable as a diamond of the same weight. - "Jack Haydon's Quest", John Finnemore.
  2. But do you know it isn't the two hundred dollars a week that makes me envy her till I'm sick; it's that rose diamond. - "In the Bishop's Carriage", Miriam Michelson.
  3. Our ranch is on Diamond Creek. - "The Iron Furrow", George C. Shedd.