- 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
Definition for diamond (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for diamond
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.
Walter Jon Williams, the popular cyberpunk author, had me at “You can make diamonds out of tequila.”Inside George R.R. Martin’s New Book (Mild Buzzkill: Only One Story is Martin’s)|William O’Connor|June 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Kimberley Process for tracking conflict diamonds officially suspended CAR one year ago.The Curse of CAR: Warlords, Blood Diamonds, and Dead Elephants|Christopher Day|May 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The tangle of enormous fake diamonds resting on top of her cleavage sparkles at every flashbulb.And The Escort of The Year Is… Backstage at The Sex Oscars|Scott Bixby|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Only the petrol tins they took for water right and left of their pathway up the cliff; huge diamonds in the evening sun.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Half-fed men would dig for diamonds, and men sheltered by a crazy roof erect the marble walls of palaces.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Round her neck depended from a black velvet band, strings of diamonds of great size and magnificence.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Many of these testimonials of friendship and regard were of gold and silver, and set with diamonds of the finest water.
Wonderful pendants of crystallised lime reached down from the lofty roof, shining like diamonds.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
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