diamond

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Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: dī'əmənd
  • IPA: /ˈdaɪ(ə)mənd/
  • SAMPA: /"daI(@)m@nd/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
diamond

Plural
diamonds

A diamond gem
The four playing card suits with the diamonds on the bottom left
  1. (uncountable) Diamond is a very hard mineral made from Carbon that is shiny like glass.
    The blades of cutting tools like saws and knives are sometimes coated in diamond.
  2. (countable) A diamond is a precious gemstone made from the mineral diamond.
    The diamond is the birthstone of April.
  3. (countable), (geometry) In geometry, a diamond is a rhombus shape, especially one that is taller than it is wide; .
  4. (plural) In card games, the diamonds are one of the four playing card suits.
    The diamonds and the hearts are the two red-colored suits.
  5. (countable) In cards games, a diamond is a card of the diamond suit.
    I have three diamonds in my hand.

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