- 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 diamonds
She jumped bail to Canada, with more than $1 million in cash and diamonds, and settled in Hamilton, Ontario.
“They call me Ma because I give them money and horses and diamonds,” Mandelbaum reportedly said.
The diamonds flashed fire as I turned to the mirror, and the heavy beaten gold burned like a halo about my head.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The diamonds feature people with wrapped faces and wrapped bodies while the clubs have amputated and dismembered bodies.
Covered partly by a pillow and decked out in diamonds, it comes as no surprise that Cyrus has stripped down.Fashion Critic Cathy Horyn Leaves New York Times; Miley Cyrus Gets Naked For 'W' Magazine|The Fashion Beast Team|January 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Each nobleman received a bag of diamonds as a gift, each noble lady a rope of pearls.The Green Forest Fairy Book|Loretta Ellen Brady
She had gold and silver and diamonds and fine clothes and good things to eat.The Young and Field Literary Readers, Book 2|Ella Flagg Young
I have heaped gold and diamonds upon her, but she shall not have a word from you; that is one of my own treasures.Timar's Two Worlds|Mr Jkai
I suppose she will come down presently covered with diamonds!Little Nobody|Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
Dorothy held her jewel-box toward me, and in the midst of the diamonds and gold I saw the heart John Manners had given her.Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall|Charles Major
British Dictionary definitions for diamonds
- 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