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Diamond English dictionary.

Diamond English dictionary.

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Published by (Orr) in (Glasgow) .
Written in English


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Pagination860p. ;
Number of Pages860
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English is the official language of Nigeria, a diverse and polyglot nation of million; as such, it’s about time that linguistic richness was recognized. Thus has the august Oxford English Dictionary added 29 Nigerian-English words to its edition. According to the OED’s Nigerian consultant, Kingsley Ugwuanyi, “The OED is committed.


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Log In Dictionary. Thesaurus. Translator. Grammar. Dictionary Grammar Blog School Scrabble Thesaurus Translator Quiz More Resources More from Collins. English Chinese French German Hindi Italian Portuguese Spanish. diamond (dī′ə-mənd, dī′mənd) n. An extremely hard, highly refractive crystalline form of carbon that is usually colorless and is used as a gemstone and in abrasives, cutting tools, and other applications.

A piece of jewelry containing such a gemstone. A rhombus, particularly when oriented so that one diagonal extends from left to. From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Related topics: Jewellery, Shapes, patterns, Baseball diamond di‧a‧mond / ˈdaɪəmənd / S3 noun 1 STONE [countable, uncountable] DCJ a clear, very hard valuable stone, used in jewellery and in industry a diamond engagement ring 2 SHAPE [countable] CF a shape with four straight but sloping.

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Diamonds definition, a pure or nearly pure, extremely hard form of carbon, naturally crystallized in the isometric system. See more. black diamond: 1 n an inferior dark diamond used in industry for drilling and polishing Synonyms: carbonado Type of: adamant, diamond very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a.

diamond (n.) midc., diamaunt, diamond, "extremely hard and refractive precious stone made of pure or nearly pure carbon," from Old French diamant, from Medieval Latin diamantem (nominative diamas), from Vulgar Latin *adiamantem (which was subsequently altered by influence of the many Greek words in dia-), from Latin adamantem (nominative adamans) "the.

daimon: 1 n an evil supernatural being Synonyms: daemon, demon, devil, fiend Types: incubus a male demon believed to lie on sleeping persons and to have sexual intercourse with sleeping women succuba, succubus a female demon believed to have sexual intercourse with sleeping men dibbuk, dybbuk (Jewish folklore) a demon that enters the body.

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9 out of 10 people don't use adblock on our site. We employ a team of language experts to bring you the best site possible. Will. A diamond (from the ancient Greek αδάμας – adámas "unbreakable") is a re-arrangement of carbon atoms (those are called allotropes).

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noun An extremely hard, highly refractive crystalline form of carbon that is usually colorless and is used as a gemstone and in abrasives, cutting tools, and other applications.; noun A piece of jewelry containing such a gemstone.; noun A rhombus, particularly when oriented so that one.

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Re: How do you pronounce the word "Diamond" in English. The 'a' can be lost in 'diary' too, and perhaps other two-syllable words where the stress is on the first syllable.

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Diamond. A precious gem (Heb. yahalom', in allusion to its hardness), otherwise unknown, the sixth, i.e., the third in the second row, in the breastplate of the high priest, with the name of Naphtali engraven on it (Exodus ; ; RSV marg., "sardonyx.") A precious stone (Heb.

shamir', a sharp point) mentioned in Jeremiah From its hardness it was used for cutting. KJV Dictionary Definition: diamond diamond. DIAMOND, n. Dimond. L., Gr. See Adamant. A mineral, gem or precious stone, of the most valuable kind, remarkable for its hardness, as it scratches all other minerals.

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