- Furniture. a faceted, low-relief ornamental motif giving the effect of a cut gem.
- an acute, pyramidal point on a nail or spike.
Origin of diamond point
First recorded in 1870–75
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Examples from the Web for diamond point
To cut out the square corners of the keyway, the diamond-point chisel shown in Fig. 2171 is employed.
If necessary to use them, the ends may be firmly fixed by cutting a ring with a sharp, diamond-point cold chisel.Farm Mechanics
Herbert A. Shearer
Athenian diamond; A few very fine early gems ascribed to Athens, are executed wholly with diamond-point.The Visions of England
Francis T. Palgrave
- a diamond-tipped engraving tool
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