- the space enclosed by home plate and the three bases; infield.
- the entire playing field.
verb (used with object)
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Idioms for diamond
Origin of diamond
OTHER WORDS FROM diamonddia·mond·like, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for diamond
The shiny, diamond-shaped pastries, each four-inch slice set off with an almond, were reason enough to head to its source.This new Azerbaijani bakery offers stories as good as its pastries|Tom Sietsema|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
Zagreus is out collecting the necessary gemstones and diamonds for furnishings in the underworld, but the House Contractor assures us that all work will be safe and neither seen nor heard.Five sensational vacation destinations from the virtual worlds of video games|Shelly Tan, Elise Favis, Gene Park, Armand Emamdjomeh|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
Electric ones often have diamond-tipped metal pieces, which won’t wear out.The best knife sharpener to keep your blades safe and effective|Edmund Torr|February 25, 2021|Popular Science
In March, retired Pro Bowl running back Marshawn Lynch, for example, is launching Dodi Blunts — a “premium, crafted cannabis brand-platform” with 24-karat diamond-infused blunts.
Your grandma’s diamond ring hasn’t morphed into super-stable graphite.
Diamond Street, for instance, was one of the original players in the zoot suit riots in 1942.The Mexican Mafia Is the Daddy of All Street Gangs|Seth Ferranti|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Elderly women played Triple Double Diamond and Tiki Magic while they chain-smoked.I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal|Olivia Nuzzi|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Casa Bruja is a diamond in the rough, a refuge among all this bedlam.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But they are striving “to shine bright like a diamond” and be happy, and we love them for it.
He took his diamond cutting practice to the United States in 1949 and settled in Houston with his wife, Ann.
He just got a good holt–a shore enough diamond hitch–on that thirst-parlour dawg, and chawed.Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher|Eleanor Gates
At last she had fallen asleep and dreamed ecstatic dreams about diamond necklaces and thousand franc notes.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
He was decently dressed in grey tweeds, and wore a diamond ring on his little finger.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Later on he went to South Africa, where in the diamond mines he met with great success and made a large fortune.
Joseph Mylchreest was a Manxman, a rough diamond but a man of sterling worth.
British Dictionary definitions for diamond
- a colourless exceptionally hard mineral (but often tinted yellow, orange, blue, brown, or black by impurities), found in certain igneous rocks (esp the kimberlites of South Africa). It is used as a gemstone, as an abrasive, and on the working edges of cutting tools. Composition: carbon. Formula: C. Crystal structure: cubic
- (as modifier)a diamond ring Related adjective: diamantine
- a figure having four sides of equal length forming two acute angles and two obtuse angles; rhombus
- (modifier) rhombic
- a red lozenge-shaped symbol on a playing card
- a card with one or more of these symbols or (when plural) the suit of cards so marked
- the whole playing field
- the square formed by the four bases
- an unpolished diamond
- a person of fine character who lacks refinement and polish