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Meaning of “diamond” - Learner’s Dictionary

diamond

noun     /ˈdaɪəmənd/
STONE [C, U]
B2 a very hard, transparent stone that is extremely valuable and is often used in jewellery: a diamond ringPrecious and semi-precious stonesTypes of rock
SHAPE [C]
B2 a shape with four straight sides of equal length that join to form two large angles and two small anglesGeometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects
BASEBALL [C]
the field where baseball is playedBaseball and roundersGeneral terms used in ball sports
diamonds
playing cards with red, diamond shapes on them: the queen of diamondsPlaying cards
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