Diamantine

/ˌdʌɪəˈmantɪn/

Origin

Mid 16th century (in the sense ‘hard as diamond’): from French diamantin, from diamant ‘diamond’. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Diamantine

Diamantine

adjective

  1. of or resembling diamonds

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Diamantine

adjective

  1. Made from or reminiscent of diamonds.

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Diamantine

adjective

  1. : consisting of or resembling diamond

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Example sentences for Diamantine

  1. The screw is placed in the ordinary polishing triangle and the flat face at a polished on a tin lap with diamantine and oil.
  2. The polishing is effected by means of diamantine and alcohol.
  3. Ludwig slashes à la Nietzsche, though he cannot boast that poet's diamantine style.
  4. The final polish can soon be imparted by means of a small boxwood slip, or flattened peg-wood, and diamantine and alcohol.

Nearby words

diamagnet , diamagnetic , diamagnetism , diamantiferous , diamantina , diamanté , diameter , diametral , diametric , diametrical

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